- Andy Braunston
The Rev Andy Braunston is the pastor of the
Metropolitan Community Church of Manchester. He was raised a Roman Catholic, gained his degree in theology from the University of Greenwichas well as Postgraduate Certificate in Education. He also holds the equivalent of a Diploma in Management from the Open University.
Braunston founded the
Metropolitan Community Church in East Londonin 1992 and moved to Manchesterin 1996. He has served the wider Metropolitan Community Churchin many ways over the years and currently serves on the Judiciary Committee of the denomination.
Braunston co-authored the 1998 work "Religion is a Queer Thing" ISBN 0-8298-1269-5 with, among others Dr
* [http://www.mccmanchester.co.uk MCC Manchester]
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