STATEMENT OF WELCOME & AFFIRMATION
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Park Ridge, IL
St. Luke’s, as a community of the people of God, affirms its intention to openly welcome and value every person who walks through our doors regardless of race, national and ethnic origins, age, mental and emotional condition or capacity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, economic situation and those who suffer from addictions.
We affirm that we are all unique individuals created by God, in need of God’s forgiveness, and worthy of God’s love and mercy.
All persons named and unnamed above are welcome within the membership of our congregation upon making the same affirmation of faith that all other members make.
Reconciling Works: Lutherans for Full Participation is an organization that reaches out to people of all sexual orientations and gender identities through local chapters across the U.S. and Canada.