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25 Things to Do While on a Social Media Sabbatical

When I tell people I’m taking a year-long social media sabbatical, I tend to get responses that sound a lot like – WOW or That’s Intense or You Are So Brave! or That’s Amazing!… March 4, 2020 Read More

Social Media Sabbatical

I was hungry, lonely and tired when I stepped off the train at Convent Station in New Jersey back in 2010. I had just spent the better part of a day driving, parking, checking luggage, flying and chug… February 15, 2020 Read More

What does “openly gay” mean to you?

Earlier this week I had a conversation with a cis-gender, straight woman whose opinion I respect, about my ruminations regarding the phrase “openly gay.” The moment that sparked this chat … January 22, 2020 Read More

The longest night welcomes the light

When I opened my eyes, I was sure it was no later than 5 or 5:30 a.m. The room was still enveloped in a deep darkness and because it was Sunday morning, in late December, the stillness outside was thi… December 22, 2019 Read More

The False Narrative of Gay vs. Christian

I am still reeling from the fact that there are so-called Christians here in my new homeland who are preaching the false gospel that if you are Christian, you cannot be gay and if you are gay, you are… September 17, 2019 Read More

An unremarkable life of love

So I’ve been mulling over something about this here queer life for quite some time, as I’m wont to do, and now I feel like sharing my stewing thus far to see what y’all think. All day long, all … June 12, 2019 Read More

Principals points January 2019

Dear Parents, As we get ready to turn the first page of the 2019 calendar it is a reminder to all of us that we about ready to complete the first half of this school year. In other words, we are comin… January 28, 2019 Read More

Toxic masculinity is NOT a “good argument” for being a lesbian

Spend a nanosecond on social media these days and you’re pretty much guaranteed a handful of “toxic masculinity” posts floating amongst the “last thing you ate” and “color of your underwea… January 23, 2019 Read More

Nashville Comes to The Netherlands

My mama, who could fry some of the best damn chicken you ever put in your mouth, never taught me to cook. She taught me a lot of things, but she just couldn’t tolerate a constantly questioning k… January 9, 2019 Read More

All Our Hungers

We are in the thick of holiday preparations and parties, many overflowing with savory and sweet meals to fill our hungry bellies. Tonight, after a long but delightful day of work, I came home tired an… December 12, 2018 Read More

Predatory Pedophile Priests and Holy Sacraments?

Over the years, I’ve had the honor of facilitating different forms of Christian community. I believe there is profound hope in the narrative about the birth, teaching, execution and resurre… September 17, 2018 Read More

Hospitality for the Least of These: Worship Outline

Progressive Christian Community of Leiden Outline of Worship for July 1, 2018   Empathy has no script. There is no right way or wrong way to do it. It’s simply listening, holding space, withhol… July 1, 2018 Read More

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How Can I Help?

Pastoral Counseling

LGBTQ+ Faith Related Speaking Engagements

Safe Zone Training for Schools

Contemplative Practice Courses

Facilitating Congregational Conversations

at the Intersection of Faith and Sexuality

Meet Kimberly

Kimberly Knight-Laskowski is a cogent and compassionate voice in the conversation at the intersection offaith andsexuality. Kimberly is currently serving a gezellig, multi-tradition congregation in the picturesque city of Leiden in The Netherlands: Sojourners’ Fellowship. Kimberly grew up in the southern United States in a devoutly Baptist home. She obtained her Masters in Theology (M.Div.) at Candler School of Theology, Emory University; she has a degree in religious studies with a focus on Eastern religion. She has served in open and affirming settings such as The Beatitudes Society andThe United Church of Christ. Kimberly and her wife Betsy moved to the Netherlands in 2017.

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