From Women of the ELCA
Today’s blog comes from the Bible study “Plenty good room” by Angela T. Khabeb in the May 2020 Gather magazine and shared May 5 on the Women of the ELCA blog.
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Most of us would describe our congregations as “welcoming.” Many of our church signs and bulletins proudly proclaim, “All are welcome!” But what does this phrase actually mean? Alicia Sojourner, a racial equity consultant, encourages congregations to move “beyond welcoming and seek God’s authentic integration.” Given this, it may be time for us to examine the differences between being welcoming and being inclusive. …continue reading