Matis Memorial

A quiet morning at the park.  A candle is lit, and then another.  The scent of roses and early morning among the redwoods fills the air.  A voice sings through the dimness.  Another joins.  A chorus of harmonies swells and then dissolves to silence as a speech is given.  Time to remember.  Time to pray.  […]

Matis Memorial Logistics

For those of you planning to join us in person as we remember Stuart Matis Thursday morning, here are all the logistical details (directions, map links, weather info, etc.) you’ll need.  Looking forward to seeing you there!

Conversation and Healing

Much of the work we’ve tried to do here at Mormons for Marriage involves communicating.  More than just talking at each other and past each other, we’ve tried to come together and share our stories and listen, really listen, to others.  Those respectful discussions have fostered growth and new experiences and friendships and have opened […]

Remembering Stuart

In the pre-dawn hours of February 25, 2000, gay Mormon Henry Stuart Matis made his way to the LDS Los Altos Stake Center on Grant Road. Stuart had a gun in his hand and a “Do Not Resuscitate” note to pin onto his gray sweatshirt. Police found his body on the steps of the church […]