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.

About Us

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  • How do we define “Inclusion”?

We are companions of all who desire to follow Christ, regardless of age, ethnicity, national origin, physical or mental ability, economic status, education, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or station in life. We believe that LGBTQ individuals are part of the priesthood of believers with God-given gifts to be used for the glory of […]

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  • Is marriage a sacrament?

The Covenant recognizes two sacraments: the Lord’s Supper (communion) and baptism. A sacrament is special because it is understood that “God’s grace is present in these acts of the church in a real and powerful way.” (Living Faith). While other denominations suffered divisions over the debate of infant versus believer baptism, the Covenant Church “sought […]

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