Press Clippings

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Hayward pastor remembered for social activism

Contra Costa Times - Walnut Creek,CA
September 10, 2009

Alum Rev. Lee Williamson remembered for social activism at memorial service on September 12, 2009.

Honored pastor still loves the ministry

Alton Telegraph - Alton,IL
September 10, 2009

Alum Rev. Dr. David Beebe is profiled in this article.

Shepherd of the Valley United Methodist Church 2

Warwick Beacon - Warwick,RI
September 2, 2009

Alum Reverend Edward Farrell-Starbuck is profiled in this article.

A lawyer offers a wise solution for religious controversies

Los Altos Town Crier - Los Altos,CA
September 2, 2009

Alum Rev. Evelyn Vigil quoted extensively in this article.

Lutherans to Vote on LGBT Clergy

Washington Post
August 18, 2009

CLGS's Jay Johnson talks about national denominations' votes on ordination of LGBT clergy.

Morgan Hill minister bridges boundaries

Gilroy Dispatch - Gilroy,CA
August 12, 2009

Alum The Rev. Lee Tyler is profiled in this article.

Profile on alum pastor of Northridge UCC

San Francisco Examiner
August 1, 2009

Alumnus Roger Barkley, pastor of Congregational Church of Northridge, CA, gives an in-depth interview on his own call experience and his current ministry.

Alumna named MPN editorial director

Kalona News, Hudson Hub Times

Serving others, Air Force Chaplain ensures religious freedom

380th Air Expeditionary Wing Public Affairs, Southwest Asia
July 29, 2009

PSR Alum The Rev. Laura Adelia (UCC) serves as a chaplain with the US Air Force / Air National Guard recently deployed to SW Asia and was recently featured in the USAF news in July 2009.

Johnson on Episcopal Church decisions

Miami Herald blog
July 23, 2009

This full article written by Jay Johnson, CLGS Senior Director of Academic Research and Resources, reflects on the Episcopal Church's General Convention decision to overturn "the 2006 moratorium on electing lesbian and gay bishops, recognize a local option for developing liturgical rites to bless same-sex unions and call for transgender civil rights at the local, state and federal levels."