Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow

Rev. Dr. Roland Stringfellow is the Senior Pastor and Teacher of MCC-Detroit and celebrated 13 years of his ordination as a MCC pastor on Oct. 15.

With a Supreme Court Victory Behind Us, Congress Must Finish the Job on LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Protections

"It is my duty as a representative in Congress … to represent everyone in my community," Congressman Justin Amash says. Last month, I joined so many across the nation in breathing a sigh of relief at a U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming that the [...]

The Spirituality of Stonewall

Have you ever been motivated to put yourself at risk in order to stand up for someone else or for a cause? For some, to place themselves on the line is too much to ask. For others, when they see injustice taking place, a motivation that says, [...]

5 Years later, the Fight for Equality is Far From Over

On the morning of Saturday, March 22, 2014, I received a call from my lead Deacon demanding, "I need you to get to the Oakland County Courthouse. Now!" "What's happening? Is something wrong?" I wondered if someone from the church had gotten into [...]

MCC-Detroit's Stringfellow Reflects on Legacy of Queer Spirituality

1968 was indeed a year that had a profound impact upon this country – the assassinations of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, protests of the Vietnam War and racial inequality – most notably during the Democratic Convention in Chicago [...]