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Arlington Presbyterian Church

Work 918 S. Lincoln St. Arlington VA 22204 Work Phone: 703-920-5660 Website: https://arlingtonpresbyterian.org/

Biography

APC Session believes that formally endorsing MLP’s statement and becoming part of a national community of hope and equality is an explicit expression of a value that is fully consistent with who we are, and not a representation of something “new.” As Don Peebles, Clerk of Session, put it, becoming a More Light congregation is akin to “turning on the porch light,” that APC intentionally welcomes LGBTQ+ folks. Alex McNeil helped us understand that while making such a statement might not seem like a big deal for a group like APC to make, it does matter to members of a historically marginalized group to know that they, specifically, are welcome.