Cleveland – 2000 United Methodist General Conference

Mel, Gary, Karen, and others participate in a civil disobedience in ClevelandSOULFORCE DIRECT ACTION
Cleveland, Ohio
May 2-12, 2000

5/18/2000
Soulforce Direct Action, Cleveland Photos

5/16/2000
Two Days of Civil Disobedience Stun United Methodists. 218 Arrested Demanding Justice for Sexual Minorities.
Gandhi, King, Civil Rights Heroes and United Methodist Bishops Launch Soulforce Campaign to End "Holy War" Against Homosexuals

5/11/2000
Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio
Cleveland Rally is Show of Unity

5/11/2000
Des Moines Register, Iowa
Methodist Bishops rally with Gays. Protesters at the Church Conference say Jesus is on their side.

5/11/2000
Yahoo! News
187 Arrested Protesting Methodists

5/10/2000
United Methodist News Service
Bishop, 180 Others Arrested in Protest Over Church’s Gay Policies

5/10/2000
Yahoo! News
Gays Protest at Methodist Meeting

5/10/2000
Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio
Gays ready to take a stand. Nonviolence advocates help coalition to plan for civil disobedience at Methodist meeting.

5/3/2000
Civil Rights Heros from the ’60S to ask Church Leaders to end their "Holy War" against sexual minorities.

4/20/2000
Gandhi’s Grandson, Civil Rights Heroes to lead May 10 march for GLBT-Rights.

A Soulforce Invitation

Soulforce University

M.K. Gandhi Autobiography

M.L. King, Jr. Autobiography (external link) Available soon.

J. Lawson Autobiography (external link) Available soon.

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