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United Methodist Church leaders, meeting as the Judicial Council in San Francisco, decided Saturday, October 27 that transgender pastors are entitled to church appointments. PSR's Karen Oliveto appears in article photo.
PSR Almuna Linda Jaramillo arrested along with UCC President John Thomas attempting to deliver anti-war petition to the White House.
Minister, activist, and advocate Virginia Young Hilton died October 7. She was active in the Methodist movement to welcome gays and lesbians openly in church.
PSR graduate Carole Hyman spoke at the Jewish Community Center about her role at the prison.
After her husband's death, PSR graduate Kathleen McShane re-evaluated her life -- and decided to become a minister.
Feature on PSR graduate Joyce Steiner
Kawata, who received his Doctor of Ministry degree from PSR in 1981, initiated the development of a theological education program in Hawaii to serve Hawaiian pastors who wanted a formal theological education. The fund will benefit Pacific Islander and Asian American communities.
Profile of The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry's Jay Johnson.
In a friend of the court brief, several of America's historic denominations countered claims that American religion has reached a consensus around same-sex marriage. "The exclusion of same-sex couples from the civil contract of marriage amounts to an endorsement by the state of just one religious view . . . at the expense of others," summed up Pacific School of Religion professor William McKinney.