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Open And Affirming
By : Mark Riessen (Blackwood Church of Christ)
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When I was in the USA early last year as part of the Leadership 21 study tour, I took some extra time after the official part of the trip had concluded to visit friends in communities that were not on the itinerary. I went to Seattle where I stayed with Doug and Kathy Dornhecker (visiting lecturers at CCTC in 2001). Doug and Kathy took me to a church they had been actively supporting for some time. It was a Disciples of Christ Church, which had the words ‘open and affirming’ attached to it’s identity.

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Ana Gobledale
Thank you Mark! Tod and I look forward to a ministry in an "Open and Affirming" congregation here in the USA. It is exciting to be part of a Christian movement ever opening its arms a bit wider with Christ's loving embrace of all people created in God's image.

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