Tuesday, May 29, 2012

☞ INTRODUCING: A Church Preaches Acceptance

The Times has an article on one Harlem church that welcomes the LGBT community and worships every Sunday at West 139th Street. Many note that traditionally conservative black churches heavily condemn the LGBT community but the Rivers at Rehoboth congregation does the exact opposite.  Members who have been shunned at their former churches now have a place uptown to worship and some of their family members have chosen to join the congregation as a show of support. Read more in the New York Times: LINK

4 comments:

  1. That's terrific. Do we know what denomination?

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  2. Nice! Yes, what denomination?

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  3. The church is UCC (Grace Congregational). The congregation itself is nondenominational.

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