The Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches sponsored "Sharing Light, Sharing Faith in Divided Times" at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 3309 N. Seminary, Chicago June 11, 2016 at 4 p.m. Its Annual Ecumenical Pride Worship Service featured Rev. Dr. Dawnn Pirani Brumfield as preacher.
Other people on the program included Jesse Gudboi Stanford and Jamie Frazier of Lighthouse Church, Kelly Faulstich of Resurrection Lutheran Church, Jacki Belile of the Welcoming Churches group, Candie O'Dell-Scherer of Holy Covenant MCC, Chaplain John Adewoye of Centre for Integration and Courageous Living, River Needham of achurch4me MCC, Katherine Paisley of Irving Park UMC, Megan Hoxhalli of The Night Ministry, Anthony Didato of Holy Covenant, and Wayne McPhersen of First Congregation Church UCC in Evanston.
Brumfield is a member of the Lighthouse Church of Chicago where she serves on its leadership team and oversees the areas of spiritual formation and congregational care.
The Coalition is a growing organization of nearly 80 churches and organizations committed to LGBTQ-positive programming.
See www.chicagowelcomingchurches.org .