Monthly Archives: July 2011
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 [...]
The Presbyterian Layman – a conservative publication focusing largely on issues facing the Presbyterian Church – released an article today observing that the Heartland Proclamation “has ignited lots of debate” across the internet. Curiously, while the article devotes significant space to quoting ministers who oppose the Heartland Proclamation, none of them are Presbyterian. The only Presbyterians [...]
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.