Welcoming the Stranger – and the strange

The Doors said it best – “People are strange, when you’re a stranger.” Too often people feel out of sorts when they visit a church (or return after a long time away). A new setting, new people, different music and preaching and prayers – and the worst thing that those in the church can do…

What is it like being an Open & Affirming Congregation?

Although we became an ONA congregation in 2014, the process to become a place that publicly welcomes the LGBTQA communities took 2 years. We learned, discussed, disagreed, and ultimately voted overwhelmingly to not only talk the talk, but walk the walk. Some of members disagreed so much that they left, while new people join us…

Welcome to Calvary!

We are an urban congregation of the United Church of Christ living in community and faithfulness. As an Open & Affirming Congregation, we welcome all of God’s children. If you are looking for a congregation that truly works at being inclusive, please join us on the journey – Peace!.