What does it mean to be “Welcoming and Affirming”? How can our church qualify? Is there a way to make this public?
Many RCA congregations are on a journey in regard to publicly identifying themselves as an LGBTQ-inclusive church. Some have adopted a Welcoming and Affirming Statement; others are simply known in their communities by word of mouth, and still others are just beginning to ask these questions, including the most common one, “Where do we start?”