I am called to ministry, says Alex Clare-Young, and called to be transgenderScripture opens with God calling and humanity naming. God calls ha-adam, ‘the human’, into being. A marvellous, almost mythical, creature whose name arises out of ha-adamah, ‘the dust’, ‘the dirt’, red, messy earth. God calls the creature to discern its identity through naming. First, the animals. It is almost like a fantastic divine game.