WHO WE ARE
We are a community united in our desire to share God's love and peace through worship, service, and unconditional acceptance.
STATEMENTS OF VALUES
We value diversity.
We value service, social justice, and equality.
We value unity not uniformity.
We value cooperation with other denominations and faiths for greater good and harmony.
We value open communion.
We value the participation of laity regardless of gender, sexual orientation, etc.
We value study and deep discussion.
We value asking questions as a way to strengthen our faith.
We value people more than dogma.
WE STRIVE TO
Seek justice, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with God.
Share God’s unconditional love for all of creation
Create a welcoming atmosphere for all, especially the marginalized, oppressed, and disillusioned
Provide a safe place to say what we think and be who we are in a spirit of love
Ask questions without fear of judgment or the expectation of easy answers
Serve one another and our greater community with an emphasis on social justice
STATEMENT OF INCLUSION
Open Table Christian Church seeks to be a people of grace and welcome to all God’s children. We affirm the faith, baptism, and spiritual gifts of all who follow God, and we are glad to welcome into fellowship and service all people – no matter what race, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, physical or mental ability, economic status, political stance, and theological perspective. We celebrate that ALL are part of God’s good creation.