Timothy Kurek used to think being gay was the ultimate sin. Raised in Tennessee, he attended a Southern Baptist church, was home schooled most of his childhood and went to a private Christian school where his fellow church members were teachers or administrators. He was taught that gay was like the scarlet “S” — the sin of all sins.Read More »
Member’s of Spokane’s progressive faith community gathered outside Double Tree Hotel on Tuesday to show their support for Referendum 74Read More »
Member’s of Spokane’s progressive faith community gathered outside Double Tree Hotel on Tuesday to show their support for Referendum 74, while Rick Santorum spoke against gay marriage at a ticketed lunch inside.
About 15 clergy and 40 lay people came together to demonstrate, through Rally For Love, that not all people of faith agree with Santorum’s views on family and marriage.Read More »
<p> Today about 20 faith leaders came together to show their support for Referendum 74. They spoke outside Double Tree Hotel, where Rick Santorum was speaking against the referendum.</p>Read More »
On Tuesday, while Rick Santorum speaks to Referendum 74 opponents at the Double Tree Hotel in Spokane, area clergy will be outside demonstrating their support for the legislation.
"We want the Spokane community to be very clear that there are people of faith in this city that are not afraid to be welcoming and inclusive and encouraging with all of God's children, and that’s a really important and loud message that we want to be heard tomorrow," said The Rev. Paul Rodkey of Bethany Presbyterian Church.Read More »
This week Rotary Club 21 in downtown Spokane hosted a “leadership dialogue” featuring Bishop Blase Cupich, of the Catholic Diocese of Spokane and Spokane City Councilman Jon Snyder. The topic was referendum 74 dealing with marriage equality.Read More »