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Nov 2017

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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 ...

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Oct 2017

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Better Together – But Why?

One of our recent Facebook posts, “Better Together,” resonated with many friends. Certainly MF4i’s goal of having churches decide when, if, and how they are inclusive for LGBTQ individuals and couples builds space for us to worship and work together to spread the mission of God’s love and avoids the schism that is dreaded by ...

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Oct 2017

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What are the goals of MF4i?

We embrace the diversity of the Body of Christ and advocate for freedom of Evangelical Covenant churches to fully include people of all sexual orientations and gender identities and for churches to have thoughtful, respectful, biblically-based conversations about inclusion without fear of reprisal. We also advocate for the place of ...

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