Category Archives: General
Omaha’s Equal Employment Ordinance will be reintroduced this month. Here is the website of the coalition, including Heartland Clergy, which is supporting the effort. EqualOmaha.org will be a central place for information, calendar of events, and ways to contact the City Council and show your support for the ordinance. Please share the link to EqualOmaha.org [...]
The Oklahoma City-based podcast Oklahoma: Inside Out has recently interviewed two Heartland clergy who have signed the Heartland Proclamation. Rev. Dr. Kathy McCallie of Church of the Open Arms UCC in Oklahoma City discusses the bible and sexuality among other topics. Rev. Dr. Scott Jones of First Central Congregational United Church of Christ in Omaha [...]
Congratulations to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma where the City Council yesterday passed an ordinance including sexual orientation in the non-discrimination policies for public employees. This was the first attempt at such an ordinance in Oklahoma City and it passed with a vote of 7-2, including with the vote of Republican mayor Mick Cornett. Oklahoma-based The Equality [...]
The Rabbinical Assembly, the international association of Conservative rabbis, has passed a resolution calling for equality for LGBT persons and committing themselves to work toward that end. Read the full text of their resolution here. Here is the description of the Rabbinical Assembly from their website: Since its founding in 1901, the Assembly has been the [...]
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.