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  • Is Salvation Reserved for Just Part of the World?

    As early Christianity began to grow and spread in Europe, in Rome, (interestingly enough) much of it was coined in Egypt where a lot of the origins of the New Testament are centered.

The Core Values of Progressive Christianity

By calling ourselves Progressive Christians we mean we are Christians who:

1. Believe that following the way and teachings of Jesus can lead to experiencing sacredness, wholeness, and unity of all life, even as we recognize that the Spirit moves in beneficial ways in many faith traditions.

2. Seek community that is inclusive of all people, honoring differences in theological perspective, age, race, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, class, or ability.

3. Strive for peace and justice among all people, knowing that behaving with compassion and selfless love towards one another is the fullest expression of what we believe.

4. Embrace the insights of contemporary science and strive to protect the Earth and ensure its integrity and sustainability.

5. Commit to a path of life-long learning, believing there is more value in questioning than in absolutes.

What is Progressive Christianity?

Progressing Spirit is a leading outlet for an intelligent, inclusive, and pioneering exploration of today’s theological, spiritual, and social advancements.
  • Weekly Liturgy: Gay Pride

Week of May 26, 2024

  • Week of May 26, 2024

    Gay Pride

    Spring and Summer bring Gay Pride days to many cities, and an opportunity for those supporting the LGBT community to acknowledge our solidarity.  As with every area of discrimination, much progress has been made and there is still much to be done.  Most important for permanent change is what we teach our children.

Prayer for the Sinned Against

Abiding Spirit, you know us, and all of your Creation, better than we know ourselves.

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A Litany for Forgiveness for Prejudice

It lurks in the shadows, hidden from our vision; It lurks in the shadows, often disguised with patronizing deeds;

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LGBTQ+ Hymns

Amanda Udis-Kessler shares LBGTQ+ hymns along with the sheet music – just click on the title of the hymn to open the PDF Sheet Music.

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A Joyful Path is truly progressive curriculum that is nature centered, joy-full, compassionate, and intelligent. This behavior over belief curriculum is non-dogmatic, inter-spiritual, and heart centered with an emphasis on the teachings of Jesus and how to follow them in today’s world.

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