“You have been revealed, I was there – I saw it – you are children of God, bearers of the message that we are all children of God. I will tell the truth about that wherever I go, and you will tell the truth about what you saw and heard.”
---Rev. Erik Christensen's sermon on 1/20/08
These words were a sort of refrain in Rev. Erik Christensen's sermon at
The gospel reading for that day (John 1:29-42) began “The next day….” But before we could really listen to what would come next, we had to ask what just happened.
- Provides direct support to Mission Partners--openly gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Lutheran pastors serving congregations and specialized ministries.
- Helps us reach out to new congregations, seminary students, and pastors not yet on our roster
- Provides emergency response to pastors being discriminated against because of their sexual orientation or gender identity
- Raise awareness that God calls people of all sexual orientations and gender identities to ordained ministry in the Lutheran church.