Open and Affirming

 

 

Open and Affirming Statement:

“We, the United Church of Norman-UCC, of Norman, Oklahoma, declare our congregation to be an Open and Affirming church.  We strive for justice and equality for every person in our journey of faith.  We acknowledge God’s acceptance of every individual and Jesus’ commandment to love one an other.  Therefore, we welcome into our community all persons of every gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, family structure, marital status, faith background, ability and social and economic status; and we invite them to share in the life, leadership, ministry, fellowship, worship, sacraments, responsibilities, blessings and joys of our congregation as we seek to grow together in faith and love.”

Regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity if you would like to get married at our church, feel free to call us at 405-465-9146 or you can be in contact with our pastor at dwight.welch@occc.edu God’s dream of human dignity equality took another major step today. Thanks and blessings.

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