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A Family Affair

Laura Thompson, founding member of the GLIDE Legacy Committee, remembers her mother by living GLIDE’s values I was raised by a badass single mom. She survived an abusive childhood at the hands of a schizophrenic mother and alcoholic father, and

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Posted in Faces of GLIDE, GLIDE history, I Am GLIDE, Uncategorized, Women of GLIDE

Good Friday— Unfiltered

Today is a day of days- it’s Friday! For some, Friday marks the end of the work week- an opportunity to pause from the intense demands of work and recharge. For others, Friday is only the beginning of intense life

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Posted in Glide Church, GLIDE Holidays, GLIDE Leadership, GLIDE values, Uncategorized

Let Your Light Shine: transcript of Bishop Karen Oliveto’s final sermon as GLIDE’s Senior Pastor

From Rita Shimmin, GLIDE Executive Director: On August 14, 2016, newly elected Bishop Karen Oliveto gave her farewell sermon at GLIDE (see below). After the Sunday Celebration, we gathered to give the new Bishop a farewell party. Both her sermon

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Posted in GLIDE values, Uncategorized

SPRINGLICIOUS…Don’t call it a Drag Show! It’s a Cabaret

Yes friends, the alumni of Springlicious are back with Springlicious 6: The Transformation. On June 4, the cast will kick off a brand new show format by transforming a new cast of Kings, Queens, Faux Guys and Faux Dolls in

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We Shall Overcome—NOW!

by Rev. Theon Johnson III, Associate Pastor We shall overcome. We shall overcome. We shall overcome some day. Deep in my heart I do believe. We shall overcome some day. Popularized during one of the most tumultuous periods in American

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Joyce Hayes: Epitome of Motherhood

Joyce Hayes first came to GLIDE in 1971 as a church member and soon became instrumental in developing our early children’s programs, which later became the Janice Mirikitani Family, Youth, and Childcare Center (FYCC) in 1991. While at GLIDE, Joyce

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GLIDE’s Soul Kitchen: Emma Jean Foster Fiege

In collaboration with videographer Pete Lee, GLIDE presents its Soul Kitchen video series – a project featuring people from the GLIDE community sharing their music, poetry, or simply telling their stories. The GLIDE Sanctuary serves as a backdrop for these

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Massive thanks to the GLIDE Pride Team and all the volunteers & donors who are making this year's Backpack Giveaway a success! Over 300 backpacks filled with school supplies being given away today. Now that's how you celebrate going #backtoschool! . Photos by the lovely @pawpawrazzi . #community #coolkids #GLIDEPride
Immense gratitude to everyone who came out to the 9th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala last Saturday! From the awardees’ powerful speeches to the soaring vocals of the GLIDE Ensemble to the stellar dance moves seen late into the evening, it was an amazing night. We’re already lin ok’ing forward to next year! . Special thanks to our wonderful @glidesflegacy and to the two amazing women whom we honored with the 2018 Legacy Awards: Alicia Garza and Lateefah Simon. Photo credit: @alainmclaughlin . #GLIDELegacyGala #DressUpGetDown #WitnessTheLITness
Immense gratitude to everyone who came out to the 9th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala last Saturday! From the awardees’ powerful speeches to the soaring vocals of the GLIDE Ensemble to the stellar dance moves seen late into the evening, it was an amazing night. We’re already lin ok’ing forward to next year! . Special thanks to our wonderful @glidesflegacy and to the two amazing women whom we honored with the 2018 Legacy Awards: Alicia Garza and Lateefah Simon. Photo credit: @alainmclaughlin . #GLIDELegacyGala #DressUpGetDown #WitnessTheLITness
GLIDEsf hit 3,000 followers over the weekend! Thank you all for supporting our growing Instagram community. ❤️🌈🙏#mondaymotivation #GLIDEunconditionally

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