David Baumgart Turner and Church of the Crossroads have joined hands in a journey. We welcome David and his family and are happy and you are here. Church of the Crossroads is an Open and Affirming (ONA) congregation in the United Church of Christ (UCC). ONA is a designation for congregations and campus ministries who celebrate a covenant of welcome into their full life and ministry to persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. For more information, call Kelly at 949-2220 or stop
Church of the Crossroads welcomed David Baumgart Turner on September 3, 2017.
Becoming an LGBTQ Welcoming Church October 9 at 7 – 9pm Why and How to become an LGBTQ Welcoming Church: how to start the discussion, strategies for creating consensus and addressing conflict; insights and strategies from churches who have become LGBTQ welcoming churches. Speakers: Eldon Wegner (Church of the Crossroads, UCC); David Twigg (Ka Hana o Ke Akua, UCC); Pastor Tim Mason (Calvary by the Sea Lutheran Church); Rev. Liz Leavitt (Christ Church Uniting, Disciples and Presbyterian) Too often, a few passages from the Bible are used
Topic: The Bible and LGBTQ Save the date: October 7 *10am - Noon * Too often, a few passages from the Bible are used to justify the oppression of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning people (LGBTQ). People of faith often don’t know the historical purpose of those texts or how to respond when those texts are misused. While most churches say “all are welcome,” LGBTQ people are often made to feel very unwelcome. Thankfully, more progressive churches are rejecting oppressive interpretations of our Biblical
Growing the Mission of LGBTQ Welcoming Churches October 14 at 10am-Noon Designed for churches who are already LGBTQ welcoming: how to improve our mission, messaging, using social media, community advocacy and hospitality, reaching out to straight and LGBTQ who embrace inclusive Christianity. Speakers to include Andy Lang (Executive Director of the UCC Open and Affirming Coalition, via webcast); Pastor Jeff Lilley (Lutheran Church of Honolulu) and Mark Wilson (Church of the Crossroads). Too often, a few passages from the Bible are used to justify the oppression
Coming early this year - October instead of November We aren't ready yet but think about what you are ready to part with. We welcome your donations starting in mid October (please not sooner). FEATURING: A renowned plant sale staffed by experts A delicious bake sale by the best bakers in Hawaii Small and large jars of jams, jellies & mango chutney A huge white elephant sale A unique array of silent auction items and, much more