Living in the Tension – Monday 1/24

For our upcoming Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, January 24, we will be discussing our hopes for the LGBT community as we move into the future. Some see assimilation as the goal in essentially fitting into mainstream culture and norms and minimizing differences (or trying to change them to be the same), while [Read More...]

Living in the Tension – Monday 2/10

For our next Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, February 10, we will be watching and discussing the documentary Out Late. The documentary highlights the stories of five individuals that made the decision to come out as LGBT after the age of 55. We will be meeting at 7pm in Room 124 on 5255 N Ashland Avenue. Once again, [Read More...]

Living in the Tension – Monday 1/27

Update: The Living in the Tension gathering scheduled for January 27th has been cancelled due to cold weather forecasted for the night. Mark your calendars for the next gathering on Monday, February 10th. For our next Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, January 27, we will be watching and discussing the documentary Out Late. The documentary [Read More...]

Living in the Tension Gathering – Monday 1/13

We will be gathering for our next Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, January 13, and we will be discussing the topic of divorce. We will be meeting on 5255 N Ashland Ave. in Room 124 at 7pm. If you’re available beforehand, we will be meeting at Jerry’s Sandwiches on 5419 N Clark St. at 5:15pm to have [Read More...]

End of the Year Giving!

The following post comes in part from The Marin Foundation’s end-of-year letter to our generous donors. To participate in giving to The Marin Foundation, click here! – To our wonderful friends and family, Hello from Chicago! We hope this letter finds you well as you enjoy this holiday season. We are filled with joy and [Read More...]

Living in the Tension Gathering – Dec 9

For our next Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, December 9th, a friend of ours will be sharing about her journey as a parent with her son after he came out to her as gay. She will be sharing about the questions and experiences that she has been processing through as both a Christian [Read More...]

Living in the Tension Gathering – 11/18

For our upcoming Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, November 18, we will be discussing singleness in relation to our broader culture and our respective faith traditions. What are the joys and frustrations that you experience (or did experience) with singleness? What does it look like to be single and a sexual being even [Read More...]

Living in the Tension Gathering – Nov. 4

For our next Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, November 4th, we will be talking about marriage. Rather than a discussion about our views on the legal, moral, and human rights topics surrounding marriage for gay and lesbian individuals, we will be talking about marriage in a more general sense. This conversation will lead [Read More...]

Living in the Tension Gathering – 10/21

For our upcoming Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, October 21, we will be watching the documentary Love Free or Die. The film focuses on the story of Gene Robinson, the first openly gay person to become a bishop in the historic traditions of Christendom. It follows Robinson’s personal story as American churches debate [Read More...]

Living in the Tension – October 7

For our next upcoming Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, October 7, we’ll be discussing the way we engage with and talk about the disappointing, harmful, and negative news stories we come across online. Our news and social media feeds are regularly filled with stories featuring the latest pastor making inflammatory remarks about LGBT [Read More...]

God Loves Uganda — and you’re invited (to our private screening)

We told you Wednesday about your invitation to see God Loves Uganda, and we linked to the trailer so you could check it out for yourself. So today, briefly, here’s a bit more background: What is the film about? From the God Loves Uganda site:  God Loves Uganda explores the role of the American evangelical movement in Uganda, where [Read More...]

You’re Invited to a Private Screening!

God Loves Uganda

The Marin Foundation has secured a copy of award-winning documentary God Loves Uganda, and we’re pleased to be able to invite you to a private screening… so come join us for our next Living in the Tension gathering — at the movies! The screening takes place next week Friday, September 27 at 7 :15 pm [Read More...]

Living in the Tension – Sept. 9

We are gathering again this upcoming Monday, September 9th, for our regular Living in the Tension gathering. A good friend of ours, Br. Michael, will be sharing tangible things that we can do to be allies to those that are bisexual, statements he would advise avoiding, and a bit of his own story. We will [Read More...]

Living in the Tension – Mon 8/26

For our upcoming Living in the Tension gathering on Monday, August 26, we will be watching the documentary We Were Here. The documentary tells the story of the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco, specifically focusing on the lives of five individuals who were affected by the epidemic. It is not only a window into [Read More...]


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