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Metropolitan Community Churches across the globe

Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) has a presence in over 20 countries, and on every inhabitable continent.

Iglesias de la Comunidad Metropolitana (ICM) tiene presencia en más de 20 países y en todos los continentes habitables.

Igrejas da Comunidade Metropolitana (ICM) está presente em mais de 20 países, e em todos os continentes habitáveis.

MCC in the Press

  • Igreja da Comunidade Metropolitana: quem ama inclui

    Outubro de 2020 (Fortaleza - Brasil) - Das muitas formas de manifestar o “ser cristão”, a ICM seguiu pelo caminho da acolhida e do diálogo. Realizando trabalhos diaconais com moradores de rua, e com forte atuação junto à comunidade LGBTQI+, vem caindo na graça de famílias de Norte a Sul do Brasil.   Para conhecer um pouco mais os trabalhos desenvolvidos pela ICM, suas práticas e fonte norteadora, fomos conversar com o reverendo Francisco Ferreira Júnior, responsável pela ICM Fortaleza.

  • Iglesia incluyente realiza primer boda espiritual del mismo sexo en Querétaro

    October 2020 (México - Querétaro) - “Puentes de luz, es un espacio espiritual incluyente que pertenece a la Fraternidad de Iglesias de la Comunidad Metropolitana (ICM), que en el mes de la libertad (septiembre) en México, realiza por primera vez en Querétaro, la primer boda espiritual de dos mujeres que se unen para conformar una familia diversa, en compañía de sus familias y defensores/as de derechos humanos como invitados especiales”.

  • Houston church’s Black Lives Matter banner targeted for second time

    October 2020 (U.S. - Texas) - “We’ve been targeted twice because we’re saying something that’s true and that people disagree with,” said Pastor Troy Threash of Resurrection MCC.

  • Faith, God and Family: Examining LGB attitudes toward transgender people

    September 2020 (U.S. - New York) - “All of us must self-examine to find the hidden obstacles to our own spiritual growth,” said Rev. Jim Mulcahy, a Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) pastor...."

  • Lunch Boxes of Love: Raleigh LGBTQ Church Supports Those in Need During the Pandemic

    August 2020 (U.S. - North Carolina) - While St. John’s serves anyone in the community, regardless of their identity, Haywood says that added stressors of the pandemic have caused an increase in the numbers of LGBTQ people they are seeing throughout the day....

  • Fernando Frontán, el pastor y activista gay que se dedica a la rehabilitación de adictos en el camp

    2020 de Agosto (Montevideo, Uruguay) - Fernando Frontán ha sido pionero en varios rubros.... En 2006 se convirtió en el primer uruguayo abiertamente gay en ordenarse como pastor de la protestante Iglesia de la Comunidad Metropoliana....

  • Rev. Vickey Gibbs, Activist in a Progressive Church, Dies at 57

    July 2020 (U.S. – Texas) – “Gibbs had been part of Resurrection [MCC] for almost 40 years, since she looked in one day and saw a room full of mostly gay white men — a home, and also a challenge. She was a young lesbian raised in the Missionary Baptist church, and Resurrection became a place to find her calling and to help build a large, racially diverse, politically engaged congregation.”

  • Ana Ester: uma reverenda lésbica defende a religiosidade aberta às sexualidades

    Julho 2020 - (Brasil)  - No Paz e Bem, uma conversa com a reverenda Ana Ester, ministra ordenada pelas Igrejas da Comunidade Metropolitana. Ana Ester é jornalista e teóloga, mestra e doutora em Ciências da Religião. Na conversa, uma apresentação reflexiva sobre seu percurso pessoal, a descoberta da sexualidade divergente e relação da sexualidade com a igreja. Uma breve história das Igrejas da Comunidade Metropolitana, que Ana Ester apresenta como a primeira igreja inclusiva do mundo.

  • "LA Pride 50th Anniversary Celebration" on ABC7 will pay tribute to the history of the LGBTQ+ community in Los Angeles

    July 2020 (U.S. - California) - ABC7 presented "LA Pride 50th Anniversary Celebration....guests include grand marshal [MCC founder] Rev. Troy Perry as the community grand marshal....

  • Vigil for justice to embrace all faiths, cultures and traditions

    July 2020 (U.S. - Florida) - The Native American spiritual practice known as “prayer ties” will be incorporated into a multicultural, nondenominational “Vigil of Remembrance, Justice, and Commitment” that will be held at the Church of the Trinity MCC in Sarasota Wednesday night in response to the death of George Floyd....

  • As gun violence continues, Minneapolis marchers plead for peace

    July 2020 (U.S. - Minnesota) - The Rev. DeWayne Davis, a North Side resident and pastor at All God’s Children Metropolitan Community Church, said the violence is a culmination of long societal neglect of minority communities and lost confidence in law enforcement.

 

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