Brett Webb-Mitchell

Rev. Dr. Brett Webb-Mitchell is the LGBTQ+ advocacy coordinator for the Oregon-Idaho Conference.

Blog Posts

Colonialism, LGBTQ+ People, India, and the Church - 9/20/2018
Colonialism, LGBTQ+ People, India and the Church   In the last two weeks I had an opportunity to be on pilgrimage in India.  When I arrived there on Sept. 4, 2018, “homosexuality” was considered a criminal act under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which banned any “carnal intercourse against the order of nature.” In other words, even as a gay man on a pilgrimage in India, it was best that I not say anything about being gay. That all changed on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, when the India ...

Lessons from Camp Hope - 8/23/2018
Lessons re-learned about advocacy with people with disabilities and Camp Hope.

The UMC It Gets Better Campaign - 8/15/2018
What would a UMC "It Gets Better" Campaign Look Like?

Greater NW Pride: More of my story, more of our story - 8/1/2018
In his second installment of his blog, Rev. Dr. Brett Webb-Mitchell dives deeper into his own personal story, while thanking those who have had the courage to be "out" in a sometimes unwelcoming church environment.

Boldly Making Disciples of Jesus Christ - Vitalizing the Church - Transforming the World