Beyond the rainbow flag

During LGBT Pride Month (June), many ELCA congregations pay special attention to issues around sexual orientation and gender identity. Because the LGBTQ community has often been ignored or even condemned by Christian churches, some congregations seek to extend a specific welcome that directly addresses their spiritual needs. The following suggestions for welcoming the community are […]

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