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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  • Regarding Prayer and Blessings, a Letter to the Board of Ordered Ministry

Dear Board Members, I am a retired Covenant pastor and wish to make a formal request that The Board of Ordered Ministry withdraw the rules that forbid clergy to pray or offer words of blessing at a same-gender wedding. I am convinced that these rules are compromising our ministries and I know that a good […]

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  • Is it important to attend Annual Meeting?

A friend asked one of us if it was important for her to attend Gather in Omaha, Nebraska during June 27-29, 2019. Will the topic of human sexuality come up? The answer to the first question is YES–it is important to attend the Annual Meeting if you can and if your church approves you to […]

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