Tag Archives: LGBTQ

From Pastor’s Desk

The recent developments at General Synod, the highest assembly of our denomination in the United States and Canada, have startled many. At first glance, the bone of contention is Resolution R16-16. If adopted by 2/3 of our Classes, it would bring a change to our Book of Church Order. The change would hold consistories responsible that their pastors do not officiate at same-sex weddings. Continue reading

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LGBTQ Spiritual Formation Group

By Rev. Patty Fox The purpose of Spiritual Formation Groups is the pursuit of spiritual growth in 3 major areas: Growing in one’s personal relationship with God Developing and deepening friendships with each other Reaching out to others beyond the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Formation Group

How does one live more fully as an LGBTQ Christian?
LGBTQ persons often find themselves at a confusing crossroad between religion and gender/sexual expression, leading to feelings of alienation or even rejection. First Reformed Church and the Reformed Church of Highland Park are teaming up to create a small group experience, with Rev. Patty Fox and Brad Redeker co-facilitating. Together, we will experience sanctuary and refuge as we journey in community, spiritual growth, worship and service through the unique lenses of our LGBTQ experiences. Continue reading

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