As Jesus draws all people to himself1, we are freed to transcend societal divisions and embody the radical grace, forgiveness, and inclusion modeled by Christ2.
1 John 12:32
2 Galatians 3:26-28
Recognizing that congregations and individuals in our Synod are at different points on their spiritual journey toward reflecting the full welcome and inclusion that Jesus shows toward all of God’s children, the Mitten Synod offers Open Hearts, Open Church as a resource team to provide guidance, support, and companionship as we journey with
regard to full inclusion of all sexual orientations and gender identities.