Living Tomorrow Today

June 25, 2017

Welcome! We are a progres​sive Methodist-related Movement BEing the fully inclusive and just church.

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Guest Stories

What protest is acceptable, America?

illustration of forms of protest -- lunch counter, Muhammad Ali, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, and Colin Kaepernick

In 1963, student activists protesting segregation integrated a Woolworth in Jackson by sitting at the lunch counter and refusing to leave, only to be surrounded by a mob and violently punched, kicked and burned with cigarettes.

In 1967, the late boxing champion Muhammad Ali refused to fight in the Vietnam...Read more

Champions of Clergy Equality

Mindy Johnson-Hicks speaking at UMC Rio Texas Conference MFSA luncheon; photo by Susan Aguilar

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Rev. Mindy Johnson-Hicks, CWACM clergy member, presented the first annual Champions for Clergy Equality award at the Rio Texas Annual Conference's Social Justice luncheon on June 20, 2016.

In coalition with the Methodist Federation for Social Action, CWACM will report on inequalities in the clergy system in the...Read more

Letter from Vernice Thorn on her Retirement

“Walk your path one step at a time – with courage, faith and determination. Keep your head up and cast your dreams to the stars. Soon your steps will become firm and your footing will be solid again. A path that you never imagined will become the most comfortable

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The Movie "Her": A Meditation on Love?

Warning! This is a reflection on the move “Her” and contains several spoilers. If you have not seen the movie already, go see it first and make up your own mind, otherwise proceed at your own risk.

This movie has been hailed by many critics as an in depth exploration...Read more

Visionary Efforts of the CWACM Ministry Work Area

The fear and trembling LGBTQ people experience comes with the shock of yet another trial and rejection, this time from a spiritual "home," a denomination that rejects folks even while the local congregations may support them. It’s like a gut punch you never saw coming . . . and now...Read more

Meeting Mandela at the Intersection of Dignity and Equality

Nelson Mandela

Growing up in South Africa, Nelson Mandela was a mystery man to many of us. The apartheid government did all in its assumed power to either erase him from, and/or re-interpret him in the second-hand pedagogical discourse we had access to. Moreover, the government took an extreme revisionist disposition towards...Read more