Claremont United Methodist Church’s annual Nativity display this year features a “dying Trayvon Martin” as the “centerpiece,” as reported yesterday at InsideLocal.
The artist, John Zachary, has previously created several such Nativity Scenes for the Claremont United Methodist Church in California, using themes such as “homelessness, war, immigration…
The Church’s website proclaims,
“As faithful disciples of Jesus and His teachings, we advocate for the full inclusion and acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered persons and their families in the church and community.”
This politically active church features a blog that highlights “action alerts.” Some of the items include “40 Days of Prayer for Immigration Reform,” “Safe Communities, Safe Schools, Ban Assault Weapons,” and “Protect Young Women, Immigrants, Native people and LGBTQ people from violence!”0