Prayers: Masterpiece Cakeshop

May 30, 2018

Muslim Prayer In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful, the One who created us as a diverse people in diverse communities. You teach us that diversity is a blessing and invite us to come to know one another. Help us to embody your teachings in our lives and our community. Guide and strengthen […]

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Religious Education Lesson Plans: Masterpiece Cakeshop Case

May 30, 2018

Below are a collection of primary sources that can be used as a basis for conversation in an adult religious education class. Below each primary source, there are questions for group discussion. “The Masterpiece Cakeshop Case: What You Need to Know”, ACLU This video, prepared by the American Civil Liberties Union (the entity representing the […]

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Responsive Reading: Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision

May 29, 2018

We are grateful for the gift of our lives and the gift of other people in our lives. R/. Each of us is created with dignity and worth. We are called to love one another and to do nothing to others that we would find hateful to ourselves. R/. We honor the many ways that […]

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Christian Sermon Starter, Weekend of Prayer for LGBTQ Justice

November 12, 2017

Content In the first reading, Isaiah describes how way the people of God are separated from the ways of God, confessing their misdeeds and transgressions. Isaiah pleads with God for reconciliation, for God to “tear open the heavens and come down,” and for God’s mercy and forgiveness. Isaiah reminds God of their relationship as creations […]

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