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Category Archives: Nebraska

FAQ for Nebraska couples wanting to marry

The ACLU of Nebraska has released a handy Frequently Asked Questions page on the basics of getting married in Nebraska.  Check it out here.

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Behind the scenes with Equal Omaha

This year Heartland Clergy for Inclusion participated in a coalition of organizations and individuals called Equal Omaha which led the effort to pass an employment non-discrimination ordinance in Omaha, Nebraska.  Local paper The Reader wrote a behind-the-scenes account with a great discussion of Heartland Clergy for Inclusion.  An excerpt: In early 2011, Gordon said Gray […]

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Faith Rally in Omaha Tonight

There will be a rally tonight at the First United Methodist Church of Omaha in support of the Equal Employment Ordinance that will be debated before the City Council tomorrow.  Learn more about the event and get directions here.

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Employment protections & HCI in the news

Heartland Clergy for Inclusion is in the news today in the Omaha World-Herald for its support of the Equal Employment Ordinance before the City of Omaha City Council this week.  The ordinance would include sexual orientation and gender identity within the protected classes of existing employment non-discrimination law. The Rev. Dr. Eric Elnes, senior pastor […]

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Why Omaha Needs to Pass the Equality Ordinance

Someone asked if I would post my address at the Equal Omaha Press Conference yesterday regarding why Omaha needs to pass Councilman Ben Gray’s proposed amendment to the non-discrimination ordinance to protect LGBT persons.  Here it is: I am the Senior Minister of Countryside Community Church, a congregation of the United Church of Christ on […]

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Welcome to the Heartland Clergy for Inclusion’s presentation of The Heartland Proclamation. Join us in an ongoing conversation about God’s unconditional love for all people and about advocation of justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons.