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The Rabbinical Assembly, the international association of Conservative rabbis, has passed a resolution calling for equality for LGBT persons and committing themselves to work toward that end. Read the full text of their resolution here. Here is the description of the Rabbinical Assembly from their website: Since its founding in 1901, the Assembly has been the […]
Now clergy in the southeast of the United States have banded together to formulate a “Southern Proclamation.” Check out this latest effort.
This last weekend the Human Rights Campaign “Road to Equality” Bus Tour stopped in Omaha and Lincoln for a variety of events. You can read about them on the HRC blog here. Heartland Clergy participated in some of the events, especially a workshop on Friday entitled “Pathways to Acceptance: Supportive Families, Healthy Communities,” a presentation […]
In their weekly message the Human Rights Campaign supported the Heartland Proclamation: Good afternoon. Every day, I am deeply moved by the many diverse people across this country working for LGBT equality often with little fanfare or resources. In Omaha, Nebraska, for instance, an extraordinary group of religious leaders are working to advance the Heartland […]
Today a group of clergy from Vancouver, BC, issued The Vancouver Proclamation – a document inspired by The Heartland Proclamation, whose wording closely follows it. Other groups have contacted us asking if they could borrow the wording to create their own proclamations. We say, “Go for it!” Our own proclamation was inspired by one developed […]
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.