Director

rev. m barclay 

Rev. M Barclay is Co-Founder and Executive Director of enfleshed. M is passionate about bringing fresh and relevant perspectives to the questions, traditions, and theologies that have sustained our faith communities for centuries. They have extensive experience in writing, preaching, and teaching on the gospel's call to communal justice-making.

M formerly served as Director of Communications at Reconciling Ministries Network where they advocated for queer and trans inclusion in The United Methodist Church. They have also enjoyed working as a hospital chaplain, youth director, justice associate and faith coordinator for reproductive justice in Texas. M is also proud to be a 2018 Culture of Health Leader with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

M delights in queer community, finding the nearest hike while traveling, reading theologies, and doing stained glass. 

Contact M at m@enfleshed.com. Follow M on twitter & insta at @mxbarclay.


Rev. Barclay in the media

3/10/2019 - The Advocate

Methodist Vote Reminds Us to Fight All Forms of Oppression

3/5/2019 - The New York Post

Queer United Methodists’ Uncertain Future

10/24/2018 - Huffington Post 

Trans Christian Leaders Speak Out: Trump Can’t Erase Our Divine Dignity

8/7/2018 - Aboundant

Top Digital Ministers for 2018

6/2018 - WATER (Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics, and Ritual)

Feminist and Queer Theology in Action: Rev. M Barclay

6/2018 - Princeton Theological Seminary Institute for Youth Ministry

GENDER QUESTIONS - Gender Identity in Youth Ministry

4/2018 - The Curiosity Hour

Episode 59 - Rev. M Barclay

2/9/2018 - Kaleidoscope Podcast

Breaking the Binary

11/17/17 - Vice Media

How Two Reverends are Queering the Modern-Day Church

10/11/2017 - Huffington Post
Queer Christians Respond To Jeff Sessions’ New ‘License To Discriminate’

9/13/2017 - WATER (Women's Alliance for Theology, Ethics, & Ritual)

WATERtalks: Feminist Conversations in Religion Series - “In Conversation about Transgender Inclusion”

7/14/2017 - Traitor Radio
Queer and Called

6/8/2017 - Huffington Post

United Methodist Church Appoints Transgender Deacon

6/7/2017 - The Washington Post

The United Methodist Church has appointed a transgender deacon

6/1/17 - Sojourners
Just as I am

5/9/2016 - Love Your Neighbor Coalition

A Love Letter to Our Church from Your LGBTQI Religious Leaders


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