Thursday, August 13, 2020

South Region Headlines

Rev. Jordan Feels the Sting of Racism

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Saturday, May 30, was for Rev. Ray Jordan a day that he will not easily forget. He and his children were attending a rally in Dallas, TX sponsored by the Next Generation Action Network. The rally was in protest of police brutality as seen in the video of the murder of George Floyd. In spite of what was a peaceful protest, participants were escorted by police in a march that lead to the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. Once they arrived...

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TFAM News from Headquarters

Finding God on the Edges

One minister preaches radical inclusivity to spread the message that all are acceptable to God

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"One of the things that same-gender-loving people sometimes don’t fully realize is that when we come out publicly, we force our parents out too. They have to deal with their own community, and they’re often blamed. What did she do that caused both of her children to be gay?"

Bishop Yvette A. Flunder tells her story to Unity Magazine.

It is with Heavy Hearts

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It is with heavy hearts that we, the TransSaints Ministry of The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM), release this statement regarding the tragic death of Tony McDade, a Black man of trans-experience, at the hands of Florida police on May 27, 2020.

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Featured Ministry Profile

Living Faith Covenant Church (Dallas, TX)

Evangelist Marvin T. Roberts & Bishop Alex D. Byrd, Co-Pastors

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The longest existing open and affirming predominately African American church  in the state of Texas, LFCC assists seekers in developing a personal and intimate relationship with God. We focus not only on the salvation of the individual, but also the salvation of the community through social services and social justice ministries.

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The Episcopal Desk

A Word from our Regional Bishop (June 2020)

Miracles, Signs and Wonders—Participation Required

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We love to tell stories about how God fought our battles for us without us. These supernatural miracles help us to rely on God's power outside of ourselves. Yet, there is a miracle that works through us—the mundane miracles—that is no less impactful and no less God...

A Word from the Regional Bishop-Elect (June 2020)

It's Time for Divine Justice

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Like many of you, I have been sorely affected by the final words of George Floyd, “I can’t breathe,” as he lay dying on the street under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer.

We’ve all watched and participated as masses of people from every walk of life have taken to the streets in protest against systemic racism and systemic disparities...

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Justice Cry

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