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The Rev. Mark E. Erson is the 9th pastor to serve St. John’s Christopher Street Church in NYC since its founding in 1855.  He is both a cradle Lutheran and native New Yorker, having been born on Staten Island while his father was serving as pastor of Messiah Lutheran Church. He is married to his high school sweetheart Scott Jordan.

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Oct 09, 2015

Growing up as a gay male in the 60’s and 70’s, with the wider LGBT community just beginning to open the door to the great closet, the culture of our invisible community was hidden from me.

Living and growing in the world as it was, I often felt like I had been kidnapped and forced to live amongst a people that were not my own.

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