Ever in Our Midst

Let us be thankful and full of praise to be in the company of those who came before, yet are ever in our midst.

K Karen G. Johnston

Learning to Love This World

We gather from every direction for another year of growth and depth; another year of learning to love this world.

M Molly Housh Gordon

On a Holy Night in 1969

Let us pay tribute to our movement ancestors, many of them transwomen of color who led the first rebellion that night.

O Otto O'Connor

A Protest and a Party

Bring your rainbow socks; Bring the emptiness you feel for our siblings gone too soon.

H Hannah Roberts Villnave


You are beautiful; every part of you beautiful just the way you are.

S Sharon Wylie

Opening Words for a Quinceañera

Welcome to this sacred celebration of emerging adulthood. We are gathered today to rejoice and bear witness as (name) and her parents and friends mark her transition from childhood to the estate of a young woman. The quinceañera tradition has its roots in the ancient cultures of Central and South...

K Kendyl R Gibbons

Days of Awe

A feeling of being on the edge of something new. A time to welcome the new year and make the old year right before we lay it on our shelf of memories.

B Ben Soule

This Faith

Let us be a faith that sees a vision of a better world: More compassionate, more just, more holy, And with more love.

H Heide Cottam