New Online Exhibit Features First Gay-Positive Report by a Religious Group

The LGBT Religious Archives Network ( has released a new online exhibition that portrays the dramatic story of 11 British Quakers responsible for the groundbreaking 1963 report ...

The Road Ahead

“There was a time when I felt intimidated by the rapid decline of the church, but that time has passed,” L. Gail Irwin (MDiv ‘87) says of her work leading churches through ...

“Queer Santas: Holy Violence”, works by Alma Lopez coming to the Doug Adams Gallery


Artist Alma Lopez isn't new to controversy. And, for that matter, neither is PSR. So it's fitting that her exhibit, Queer Santas: Holy ...

One Size Does Not Fit All: Ministry to LGBT Seniors

When you're doing pastoral care, an inclusive ministry to diverse communities can some times come easier than others.

The Future is Now Summit, August 15-17

PSR is pleased to present The Future Is NOW, where people can live out the beloved community while honoring and rebuilding the bridges between generations and go deeper into solution-oriented work to

Rev. Hilary Marckx Blogs About Us!

Rev. Dr. Hilary F. Marckx is a UCC and Disciples minister, a musician, and a poet, who has also been a nature-inspired photographer for the past 40+ years.

Alum Fights for Justice in Bay Area


When Israel Alvaran (DMin ’10) says he’s exiled from his homeland, he speaks of both the physical and metaphysical separation from his beloved Philippines. “Knowing that I ...

Interim President Bernard Schlager Op-Ed Published In San Francisco Chronicle

Published on Sunday, June 15, 2014, Interim President Bernard Schlager's San Francsico Chronicle Op-Ed, "Will S.F. archbishop promote hatred or reconciliation?" is a bold call to ...

Dr. Elizabeth Peña Named Executive Director of CARE

The board of the Center for Arts, Religion, and Education at the Graduate Theological Union is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Elizabeth Peña as the new Executive Director of CARE.

Bernie Schlager & Randall Miller Urge LGBT Equality in Presidential Executive Order

As some American religious leaders ask for exemption from President Obama's Executive Order barring anti-LGBT workplace discrimination, PSR's Interim President Dr.