"Stepping Out: A Celebration of the Interfaith History of LGBT Welcoming and Affirming in Metropolitan DC, MD, and VA" Panel Discussion

Title

"Stepping Out: A Celebration of the Interfaith History of LGBT Welcoming and Affirming in Metropolitan DC, MD, and VA" Panel Discussion

Abstract

DC Center Faith coordinated an interfaith celebration of the history of D.C. area welcoming and affirming congregations. The celebration highlighted the longevity and momentum of LGBT Welcoming Movement from its beginnings to its powerful present.  Milestone moments were submitted in advance, and a DRAFT timeline was created in advance and circulated amongst participants. It was then reviewed, augmented to, and will be the core for future documentation.

Table Of Contents

-Welcome (Rev. Ruth Hamilton, Westminster; Rev. Eric Eldritch, DC Center Faith; Vincent E. Slatt, RHP)
-Community Reading (Rev. Charles Butler; 1--George; 2--Betsy Bennet; 3--Debby Morris; 4--Jonathan White; 5--Eric Eldritch)
-Welcoming and Affirming Histories. (Timeline entries were discussed and highlighted by members of various traditions and congregations)
-Open Reflections
-Libation of Thanksgiving (Rev. Darryl Moch)
-Reception

Creator

DC Center Faith
Rainbow History Project
Westminster Presbyterian Church
Rev. Eric Eldritch

Date

16 November 2014
Westminster Presbyterian Church, SW, DC

Rights

DC Center Faith and the Rainbow History Project retain joint copyright of this panel and it is available for "fair use." Reproduction and commercial use of this material requires permission. Please contact RHP for further information.

Files

Citation

DC Center Faith Rainbow History Project Westminster Presbyterian Church Rev. Eric Eldritch , “"Stepping Out: A Celebration of the Interfaith History of LGBT Welcoming and Affirming in Metropolitan DC, MD, and VA" Panel Discussion,” Rainbow History Project Digital Collections, accessed April 25, 2018, http://rainbowhistory.omeka.net/items/show/4939231.