First Congregational United Church of Christ – Great Falls – Open and Affirming Statement

WELCOMING STATEMENT

We, the members of First Congregational United Church of Christ – Great Falls, declare ourselves to be an Open and Affirming community. We open our hearts to all “no matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey” for we are all beloved children of God, made in God’s image.

We welcome persons of all ages, ethnicity, educational background, marital status, socioeconomic status, mental or physical ability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

We offer a safe place to worship and a spiritual home to all who cross our threshold. We affirm relationships based on love, dignity and respect and value the inclusion of all persons in the life and ministries of First Congregational United Church of Christ – Great Falls. Our church family nurtures love, support, forgiveness, renewal and trust with God at the center. Our community affirms and accepts individual uniqueness and recognizes God within each person.

Inspired by God’s love, modeled through Christ and led by the Holy Spirit, we are called to fully embrace and uphold this proclamation of welcome.

Photos below of the members participating in the Big Sky Parade.

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