From Alan Regarding Plymouth's Drag Queen Story Hour

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Alan Wilmot

Jun 24, 2021, 1:03:06 PM6/24/21
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Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ.

I have an email distribution list for pastors who are concerned about issues affecting our children and who wish to support parents who attempt to address these issues.

With very short notice a Drag Queen Story Hour was held at the Plymouth Public Library this week, and I was part of a quickly organized group that went to the event to express our concerns. The email below is my report on what happened, with lessons learned, that I sent to those on my distribution list.

This morning I was encouraged to share it with the broader Glory of God on Cape Cod, and after bouncing it off Mamdouh, I'm forwarding it below.

If you would like to be on my distribution, let me know. It is completely voluntary, you can respond to as much or as little as you wish.

My burden is that this is an age in which the Church cannot remain silent on these kinds of issues. I don't think that's a great surprise, I don't think there is ever a time in which the Church should remain silent.

God bless you all,

Pastor, Anglican Church of the Resurrection

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On Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021 at 9:54 AM, Wingchaps <> wrote:

Dear fellow pastor,

There was a 'pop-up' event yesterday, with little notice the Plymouth Public Library held a Drag Queen Story Hour, and with less time a public response was organized.

This will probably be typical, there is increasing public outcry on a wide range of topics that impact children, and those in charge (such as library leadership and school boards) have developed strategies to minimize hearing that outcry.

This is taken from the Plymouth Public Library website advertising this event:

Drag Queen Story Hour

Join us on the front lawn with Just JP and Nuqueer from  Boston's Drag Story Hour chapter.  Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. In spaces like this, kids are able to see people who defy rigid gender restrictions and imagine a world where people can present as they wish, where dress up is real. 

It goes on from there. Roughly a dozen of us went to the library after telephoning our concerns.

The event was advertised to be on the front lawn of the library, but was moved inside and attendance required a child. We were allowed to stand outside, right next to very loud, noisy,and hostile counter-protesters. What I learned was:

  • It was good to experience the hostility of the counter-protesters, to know what it's like. I'll know what to expect next time.
  • There is very little point is discussing issues with them, they are not interested. They all had very negative preconceived notions about us.
  • It is CRITICALLY important that you remain faithful to your teachings and be a good representative of your faith. Don't let anyone bait you, manipulate you, bring out your worst. Be patient, let your love be evident, all you really have to communicate is that not everyone supports what is happening, good people have legitimate concerns and have a right to express that.

Below is a Biblical reference I think is relevant, but I would really like to hear what you think on this topic, for which topic you're willing to stand out, or anything you'd like to say. If you'd like me to pass that along to others on my distribution list, I'd be happy to do that.

May God bless us all, and lead us in the path  we should follow,


Ezekiel 3:17-19 English Standard Version (ESV)

17 “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel. Whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you shall give them warning from me. 18 If I say to the wicked, ‘You shall surely die,’ and you give him no warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way, in order to save his life, that wicked person shall die for his iniquity, but his blood I will require at your hand. 19 But if you warn the wicked, and he does not turn from his wickedness, or from his wicked way, he shall die for his iniquity, but you will have delivered your soul.

Bob & Margaret REALI

Jun 24, 2021, 4:59:23 PM6/24/21
Dear Pastor Alan,
Thank you so much for your letter. I am not a pastor but I have been involved in worship and other leadership at Pocasset Baptist Church (in Bourne) for many years. I was present at the Plymouth Library on Tuesday.  I left early when the gentleman began to scream and yell at the counter demonstrators. I am not saying that I don't empathize with his frustration and anger. He is a father defending his children.  I am not saying that I am above such an outburst myself but I also know that it is not productive and I don't want to be publicly identified with that kind of response.
This was my first time to attend such an event. I will continue to get involved. I want to be supportive and express concern just as you described in your letter. Yet, at that moment on Tuesday, I needed to step back and pray and clarify the ambivalence I am experiencing.
 I am concerned as a Christian mother of 2 adult children and grandmother of 4. I stand for my Lord Jesus Christ even more than for our flag and our police . Yet, I know that as I get involved with local patriots not all are coming from the same devotion to Christ even though we agree on conservative values. I want to show Christ's love, encourage them to get closer to the Lord and to stand with them in solidarity with those values we agree upon. Yet, I cannot participate with those who are shouting epithets and endorsing the idea that we "fight fire with fire."  In other words, that "if they can do it, we can do it."
Should we suggest training sessions if we are going to continue to demonstrate? The local patriot groups are probably doing that already. Should we gather to pray prior to demonstrations?
I feel the need for godly people to humbly offer leadership assistance.
Sincerely in Christ,
Margaret Reali
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Jun 24, 2021, 5:18:35 PM6/24/21
Amen Margaret!!
Before anything we should make sure our actions line it with the principle of Phillipians 4:8. 
Firm but strong in our convictions. Our response should line up with   Jesus ways and not copy the world. 

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christine marek

Jun 24, 2021, 6:25:39 PM6/24/21
My opinion:  Continue to show up at events like this.  Be simple and consistent about the message you want to convey ;  We love God, we love Truth, God is Truth.  . . . Or, Isaiah 5:20-23  -  Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, etc. No need to shout it, just proclaim it, including saying the name of Jesus.  There truly is power in the name of Jesus.  The Devil trembles when he hears it.

Rick Newton

Jun 24, 2021, 6:32:34 PM6/24/21
Brother Alan,
   Thank you for letting us know, and reaching out to make a difference. Getting the word out I believe, is the right first step in defending America and our Godly heritage.   As a watchmen on the wall, thanks for letting us know. I commend you for stepping up like that. I believe we are past the time for keeping silent. In many cases we find the enemy is already within the gates and we need to stand up. So thank you for sounding the alarm. I continue to pray for Cape Cod and all of New England as we make our way through these trying times. Too many of Gods children seem to not see the urgency of the hour. They are sleeping! But if we are going to see another Great Awakening, someone has to sound the alarm. How be it, people sleeping hate the sound of an alarm.   Keep watching, keep praying and keep sounding the alarm. 
God bless you. 
Rick Newton 
The man with the Cross 

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John R. Morales

Jun 24, 2021, 9:55:31 PM6/24/21
   Blessings  Alen, Margaret, Christine and all who may be joining in along the way, this issue and many more are looming over the horizon of the  last days, and I truly believe that we're in the last days, but,  not knowing the exact day and time and  hour of the Lords return is why we ( must ) all " aught to stand fast and together as the church of Jesus Christ and give to Ceasar what is Ceasars, but even more give God what is Gods, and as the scripture declares about mankind " and God created man in his own image and likeness " which means exactly what Ezekiel has written, and we  the church have been called to be the light and salt of the world and the watchmen on the wall, I live in Boston and I'm pretty sure that these kinds of activities will be rising up this way as well, so from Boston our prayers are with you , I will be keeping my eyes opened, mr ears turned to stand with you in any way I can. 

Tracy Lamperti

Jun 29, 2021, 6:24:27 AM6/29/21
I appreciate the stand being taken here in the name of our Lord and for our children and families.  As a psychotherapist, I struggle daily against these dark forces impacting Cape Cod.  I look all around among my mental health colleagues and find little fellowship on these issues, that quite frankly, are basic and only require a little common sense to see the truth, whether one is a Christian or not.  Thanks be to God for the fellowship we have among us.  If I can be of any support in the body of believers and among the spiritual leaders, regarding issues of mental health and wellness, please do call on me.

Tracy Lamperti

Alan Wilmot

Jun 29, 2021, 8:44:05 AM6/29/21
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Dear Tracy,

May God bless you in your struggle against these powers and principalities. He who is in us is greater than he who is in the world.

In Him,


Judie Day

Jun 29, 2021, 8:44:12 AM6/29/21
Hi Tracy,
Thank you so much for informing me and others about what is going on and the extent to which we must be prepared to put on our armor and face evil among us. There certainly is truth in the fact that we have to always be ready to articulate the Truth of His Word into any situation that threatens our children & the vulnerable among us (which can be us). You are in a position to see far more of this than I am. And because of that I am praying for you as though you are on the front lines. And “Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than He who is in the world.”1 John 4:4
With prayer and love,

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On Jun 29, 2021, at 6:24 AM, 'Tracy Lamperti' via The Glory of God on Cape Cod <> wrote:

I appreciate the stand being taken here in the name of our Lord and for our children and families.  As a psychotherapist, I struggle daily against these dark forces impacting Cape Cod.  I look all around among my mental health colleagues and find little fellowship on these issues, that quite frankly, are basic and only require a little common sense to see the truth, whether one is a Christian or not.  Thanks be to God for the fellowship we have among us.  If I can be of any support in the body of believers and among the spiritual leaders, regarding issues of mental health and wellness, please do call on me.

Gloria E. D.

Jun 29, 2021, 1:45:03 PM6/29/21
Hi, this is Gloria,

We have to fight this tooth & nail!  Are parents taking their children to the library to witness this depravity?  Where do children come from, if not taken by an adult?
Some years ago there was an organization headquartered in Massachusetts, perhaps in 
Boston who fought this depravity.  They put up signs at entrance of libraries warning parents not to attend, or something like that.  I donated to them to help, but have not heard from them for some time.  They seemed to be effective throughout the country, not just MA.
Gloria E.Diaz

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