The story of beginning in Genesis 1 is often read as an origins story, or a story about an All-powerful God Who Does Things (For Us). The story, though, is filled with clues and encouragement for us to make harmony and goodness for ourselves and one another.
White, queer, and genderqueer, Rev. Miller Hoffman has worked for LGBT civil rights, anti-violence justice and meditative practice, for domestic violence- and rape survivors, and as the pastor of MCC congregations in New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. He studied at Union Theological Seminary and was ordained by MCC New York in 2004. Mind-body-spirit connections to social justice and the connectedness of all forms of violence deeply influence his theology and ministry. He lives in Carlisle, PA, with girlfriend Corrine Bertram and a very bad cat.