She/her/hers. (West Hartford, CT) American Baptist clergy and practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Connie has been arrested many times for peace and marriage equality as an activist with Protestants for the Common Good. A devoted Filipina mother of a beautiful trans* woman of color. Considered becoming a nun when raised Roman Catholic in the Philippines.
A.M., Social Work, University of Chicago
M.Div., University of Chicago Divinity School
Straight, Filipina, Cis, Female, Wheelchair User
She/her/hers. (Las Vegas, NV) Reformed Church in America clergy, advocates for open boarders, closed detention centers, and comprehensive women's healthcare. Before answering the call to prepare for full-time ministry, Luz "grew things" in a lab. She incorporates her training through Core Energetics into her pastoral care work.
M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary
Straight ("but not narrow"), Columbian, Cis, Female, Not Disabled
He/him/his. (New Haven, CT) Alliance of Baptists church planter, pastor, healthcare chaplain, and spiritual director. Served in local ministry with the Church of the Nazarene before coming out. One of the first to be ordained by the American Protestant Union in 2005. Prior to taking his first church position but after divinity school, he cultivated nonprofit fundraising skills as a Director of Resource Development.
M.A.R., Meadville/University of Chicago
M.Div. equiv, Hartford Seminary
D.Min., Pacific School of Religion
Pansexual, Mixed Race (Filipino/White), Cis, Male, Not Disabled
She/her/hers. American Protestant clergy in Dover, DE. Small business owner by day and blogger by night. She has been seen discussing her faith and gender identity on such broadcasts as 60 Minutes and PBS NewsHour, and her articles have appeared on Patheos and State of Formation.
M.Div., Vanderbilt University Divinity School
Th.M., Harvard Divinity School
Same-gender-loving, Black, Female, Trans, Not Disabled
He/him/his. (New Haven, CT) United Church of Christ clergy (retired), Army Chaplain Assistant (retired), accomplished professional musician, and former hospice chaplain who has served congregations affiliated with the United Church of Christ, United Methodist Church, and the Unitarian Universalist Association.
M.A., Human Resources Management, Army
M.Div., Drew University Theological School
Straight, White, Male, Cis, Not Disabled
In selecting and replacing board members, factors such as prior nonprofit board experience; diversity of viewpoints based upon social location, race, gender, sexual orientation, creed (if any), socioeconomic status, and other factors; and the ability to add meaningful contributions to our resource library.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Milford, CT)
Gay, White, Male, Cis, Not Disabled
Attorney (New York, NY)
Straight ("mostly"), Male, Cis, Not Disabled