Voice for Equality: Bishop John Selders
September 11, 2009The Right Rev. John L. Selders, Jr., is an ordained minister serving the United Church of Christ (UCC) as the organizing pastor of Amistad UCC in Hartford, Connecticut. John was born and raised in an extended family of pastors and church leaders in St. Louis. Gifted in music, John became a widely recognized songwriter, musician and performer. John's academic and theological training was at Life Christian Bible College, Webster University and Eden Theological Seminary. Learn more [Link]
Rev. Selders is a member of the Human Rights Campaign Faith and Religion Program Council of Religious Leaders, a consultant for GLAD (MA), and a consultant for Love Makes A Family (CT). He believes speaking publicly for marriage equality is essential because of what he refers to as the "movable middle" now beginning to understand that "the truth of the matter is same-gender loving people are human beings and deserve the same rights and protections under the law."
Freedom to Marry salutes Right Rev. John L. Selders, Jr. as a Voice for Equality!
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