LGBT Christian families meet with Bishop Harry
Jackson, Jr. & families of Hope Christian Church,
Beltsville, MD, Saturday evening, May 24, 2008.
|Above photo and three photos at
right: LGBT Christian families and
friends gather outside the Hope
Christian Church just before
entering together to (photo directly
below) share an informal meal with
families from the Hope Christian
Church. Saturday evening, May 24,
2008. Beltsville, MD.
Following the meal, Hope Christian Church and LGBT
families answered questions that each party had previously
submitted. Each party provided a moderator. A time keep
allowed two minutes for speakers to answer the question.
the questions that
the LGBT families
had written up and
volunteered on the
spot to answer the
immediately after it
was read .
|May 25, 2008, Sunday Morning Service
at Hope Christian Church, Beltsville, MD.
The American Family Outing LGBT families
attend the Hope Christian Church service.
Bill Carpenter before
the Sunday morning
service, May 25.
from the area
who came to
The sister on
the left has a
Rev. Phil Lawson, left, speaking with an Hope
Christian Church member following the service
|Photo at right: Rev. Troy
Sanders (left) with Sylvia
Rhue, Director of Religious
Affairs, National Black Justice
Coalition. Following the May
25th Sunday morning service.
Above photo: Rev. Phil
entering the May 25th
Photos at left:
left) and later
left) with a
Rev. Phil Lawson
one of the
by Hope Christian
Church. Rev. Phil
served as the
the AFO side.
with the American
answering a question
posed by Hope
Below photo: The
Left to right: Carrie
Willoughby, Le'Tonia Johnson
and daughter Zandria (15).
Picture taken before morning
service, Sunday, May 25.
And just for fun . . .
Steve Parelli at left with Le'
Tonia Johnson, Carrie
Willoughby, and Zandria at
Fell's Point, Baltimore, MD.
Sunday afternoon, May 25.
Above photo: Jose Ortiz (left) with Steve Parelli. In
1997 Steve and Jose attended Promise Keepers
together and ate at this restaurant at Union Station
prior to becoming a couple. Now, they are here
because they are doing LGBT social justice work.
Above photos: Washington's Crossing, Delaware River, New Jersey side.
A stop we made on our way home to the Bronx, Memorial Day, May 26,
2008. Jose has earned a well-deserved rest.
Photo at left: Bill Carpenter, right, leading the
Saturday morning training class in non-violence.
Above photo and two photos
at left: Members of Hope
Christian Church answer
questions posed by the
American Family Outing
Photo at left:
Jose Ortiz with
one of the
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|Memorial Day Weekend, 2008, Hope Christian Church, Beltsville, MD