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Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
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“First Evangelical Lutheran Church/La Primera is committed to being a radically loving and welcoming community of faith, centered in the Good News of Jesus Christ. Therefore, in faithfulness to the Gospel and our Lutheran heritage, and to the best of our ability, we promise to provide programs, ministries, and pastoral care to all who seek God in this place. All are welcome here, including persons of every race, ethnicity, creed, class, age, gender, marital status, physical or mental ability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.”
All are welcome here.
That means we welcome you: If you are Native, Asian, Latino, Black, White… If you are male, female, androgynous… If you are 3 days old, 33 years old, or 103 years old… If you’ve never set foot in a church; or if you are Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim, Roman Catholic, Mormon, agnostic or a life-long Lutheran... If you are monolingual or multilingual… If you are single, married, divorced, separated or partnered…. If you are straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual…If you have, or had, addictions, phobias, or a criminal record… If you have enough or are struggling to make ends meet…If you are fully-abled, disabled, or a person of differing abilities…
All saints and sinners are welcome here!