Mission Friends for Inclusion

Mission Friends for Inclusion

A GATHERING OF PEOPLE

Mission Friends for Inclusion is first and foremost a gathering of people deeply committed to the health, vitality, and on-going renewal of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Our aim of representing the rich diversity of the Body of Christ is rooted in our historical ethos as companions of all who fear the Lord. Because the Covenant is united in Christ rather than common doctrine, we are committed to authentic communion and honest engagement with varying theological and Biblical interpretations around sexual orientation and gender identity.

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  • What’s Next After Gather 2019

Dear friends, Let’s start where we ended a month ago–in lament, in the desolate place–the place of scattered bones and blowing ashes. Our denomination broke its covenant with one of our founding churches, First Covenant Church of Minneapolis (FCCM), a church which historically defined what it meant to be Covenant. We banished 101 Covenant souls […]

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  • Reflecting on Gather 2019

Dear friends, We are now on the other side of one of the most historic Annual Meetings in our lifetimes. Thank you for your faithful prayers for all involved. Decisions were made on the following items: Ministerium Resolution on Anti-racism: passed Ministerium Resolution asking BOOM to reconsider the 2015 guidelines concerning ministers’ participation in same-sex […]

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