Rev Perry greets Interim Moderator Rev Rachelle Brown

Sunday November 20, Rev Rachelle Brown visited Founders MCC (Los Angeles) and delivered a powerful message at all 3 services. Rev Perry visited with her before the 9am worship service.

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Inaugural Troy Perry Medal of Pride Celebration

Tonight was the first time the Troy Perry Medal of Pride has been awarded, and it was my profound pleasure to present it to Angeline Jackson.

 

A group photo

A group photo

The presentation was held atop the W Hollywood Hotel, in Hollywood, California. We gathered under the stars on a warm autumn night with many friends (both new and long-time) attending.

Thanking Pat for his longstanding efforts

Among the many long-time friends was Pat Rocco, the groundbreaking cinematographer who filmed many of the events back in the 1960’s and 70’s. Pat also received the medal.

Other photos from the night:

Chatting with John Boswell and other guests

Sunset with my husband, Phillip.

Reuniting with Pat after many years

Rev Kevin Downer from Founders MCC was also in attendance.

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48th anniversary of the founding of Metropolitan Community Churches

Today 48 years ago, I found the Metropolitan Community Churches and started on my journey also as a GLBTQ activists. Someone asked me not long ago “how does it feel for you after living to see so much history.” I tell them, how thankful I am that God called me to make a difference and hopefully, help change the lives of the LGBT community for the better. After God told me that I was loved and said, “Troy, I don’t have have step son’s and daughters,” I have never looked back and have tried to live out my life as a happy, healthy, whole member of this world community.

To my American friends, next month we hold one of the most important elections for president of our country that I’ve ever seen.

Years ago when I was the moderator of the MCC, I always stated that “I can not tell you who to vote for, but absolutely I can tell you NOT to vote for!”

I will not be voting for anyone who is a homophobic, misogynist, nationalistic, anti-people who are differently able,or is islamphobic. We don’t need a President of this country who would break the laws of God found in Isaiah 10.
1 Woe to those who make unjust laws,
to those who issue oppressive decrees,
2 to deprive the poor of their rights
and withhold justice from the oppressed of my people,
making widows their prey
and robbing the fatherless.

And neither should you accept someone like that.

VOTE

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