Following the initial open letter – Call to declare “We Are!” –  from 15 LGBTQ clergy and candidates through MIND (Methodists in New Directions) on May 1, a wave of open letters followed, expanding the number of LGBTQ clergy and allies in The UMC and across the Church at-large in solidarity together for LGBTQ justice in The United Methodist Church.

May 1, 2016 – Call to declare “We Are!” An open letter to the people of The United Methodist Church

May 9, 2016 – A Love Letter To Our Church From Your LGBTQI Religious Leaders – 111 #CalledOut

May 10, 2016 – Hundreds of Christian Moms Support LGBTQI Clergy

May 10, 2016 – Standing In Solidarity With LGBTQ Methodists

May 12, 2016 – 500+ LGBTQI Christian Leaders Stand In Solidarity With Our United Methodist Colleagues

May 14, 2016 – An Open Letter to Our Brothers and Sisters in The United Methodist Church from the United Church of Christ

May 14, 2016 – 5,000+ United Methodist lay members pledge support for LGBTQI clergy

May 16, 2016 – Over 2,300 United Methodist clergy pledge their support of LGBTQ colleagues

May 16, 2016 – Religious Institute Releases National Faith Leader Statement in Support of United Methodist LGBTQI Clergy

May 17, 2016 – A Pastoral Response to A Love Letter To Our Church From LGBTQI Religious Leaders (Bishop’s Letter)

May 25, 2016 – Integrity USA: Standing with our Methodist Siblings

June 8, 2016 – An Open Letter in Support of Queer Clergy and Candidates from the Dean of Drew Theological School

June 10, 2016 – Open Letter to LGBTQI Clergy and Leadership in The United Methodist Church from The Unitarian Universalist Association

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