Hope Lutheran hosts the Cleveland Chapter of Lutherans Concerned gay, lesbian, bisexual, and trans gender community. Meetings are held Friday's at 7 p.m. the 4th Friday of many months. These meetings include a short evening worship along with a potluck dinner, a speaker and fellowship. You are welcome to join us at whatever portions of the evening you are able.
LC/Cleveland Chapter will occasionally adjust in advance meeting times and locations occasionally for special events, for summer months, or winter holidays. Information is available via the web (update in progress), by calling the church at 216-371-5252, or also by e-mail email@example.com
Lutherans Concerned Mission Statement: We believe that God values and embraces each person as a beloved child, that the Spirit gives a diversity of gifts for the common good, and that Jesus Christ calls us to work for justice. The ministries of Lutherans Concerned/North America (LC/NA) embody, inspire, and support the acceptance and full participation of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, their families, friends and allies, within the Lutheran communion and its ecumenical and global partners
Through our Reconciling in Christ Program, ministries, resources, events and alliances, LC/NA: builds community for worship, education and support; fosters welcome and acceptance in all Lutheran settings; advocates for the ecclesial changes necessary to ensure full participation in all rites, sacraments, and ministries of the Church; and invites all people into Gospel lives of authenticity, integrity, and wholeness.
The ministry of Lutherans Concerned, its meetings and its mailing list are protected by our understanding of sanctuary. No participants need fear exposure or abuse in subscribing, joining, or attending Lutherans Concerned events.
All information which individuals may reveal of themselves is to be honored by others with total confidentiality. Mutual trust and respect, in the spirit of Jesus Christ, is offered to all who may elsewhere experience alienation, distrust, or rejection. For the sake of the Gospel of Christ, we welcome you into this sanctuary.
For more information about Lutherans Concerned North America, please click on the following link. Lutherns Concerned.