Our committee is dedicated to developing partnerships and providing rostered leaders and congregations with theologically sound resources and enlightening and engaging worship opportunities that celebrate our God-given, God-created unique identities, while supporting and accompanying LBGTQIA+ people, families, and our community. You can find a list of Reconciling in Christ Congregations and organizations within our synod here.

Resources (in no particular order within their sections)

Books Suitable for Congregational Study and Use

  • The Queer Bible Commentary

  • Bible Trouble by Teresa Hornsby and Ken Stone

  • Transgender, Intersex, and Biblical Interpretation by Hornsby/Guest

  • Radical Love; An Introduction to Queer Theology by Patrick Cheng

  • This I Know; A Simple Biblical Defense for LGBTQ Christians by Pr. Jim Dant

  • No Innocent Bystanders: Becoming an Ally in the Struggle for Justice by Shannon Craigo-Snell and Christopher Doucet

  • Outside the Lines by Mihee Kim-Kort

  • Transforming by Austen Hartke

  • Unclobber by Colby Martin

  • The Oxford Handbook of theology, sexuality, and gender edited by Adrian Thatcher

  • Queer Theology by Linn Marie Tonstad

  • Queer Clergy: A History of Gay and Lesbian Ministry in American Protestantism by R.W. Holmen

  • Made, Known, Loved: Developing LGBTQ-Inclusive Youth Ministry (publishing in April 2021)

  • Doing Justice: Congregations and Community Organizing (Fortress, 2001)

Secular Resources