The Rev. Sean Lanigan
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
313 Pine St.
About six years ago, a United Church of Christ in Montgomery County took a vote to receive the “open and affirming” designation. It requires three years of study and prayer before the vote.
Whosoever Metropolitan Community Church has undergone many changes in its 45 years — from location to name to leadership — but has always provided a safe space for LGBT Christians.
Although the LGBT Muslim Retreat has operated for the last five years in the Philadelphia suburbs, it’s not widely known.
Mysticism is surely one of the least understood types of religious experience. To have a mystical experienced is probably something totally foreign and even unimaginable to most of us. Or is it just that our spiritual practices have become so familiar and habitual that we are no longer capable of recognizing moments of mystical transcendence?
A chance run-in in a laundry room may not seem to be the start of a romantic tale, but for Dean Metzler and Anthony Falatico it spurred four decades of love.
Kristen Kemp and Amita Mehta wed July 2 at the Centre Bridge Inn, along the banks of the Delaware River in New Hope. PGN featured the couple in last summer’s Wedding Issue, after Mehta staged a surprise proposal at 13th and Locust streets in the Gayborhood with the help of Paparazzi Proposal.