We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, widowed, straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer or questioning. We especially welcome wailing babies and excited toddlers. We welcome you whether you like to sing with your hands in the air (like you just don’t care) or prefer to contemplate the concept of worship with God quietly.
You’re welcome here if you see God as a He, a She, or if you’re not sure if God is real, or if you and The Almighty talk to each other regularly. We don’t care if you think you are a great Christian or, like most of us, struggle with self doubt and often forget He loves you. We welcome those who are over 30 and are realising they know less than they thought, and we extend a special welcome to teenagers who might be realising they know almost everything.
We welcome mums playing catch-up, football-watching dads, starving artists, tree huggers, latte sippers, vegetarians, junk food eaters, if you just woke up or just got out of prison. We especially welcome those who are in recovery or not ready to own their addiction, the high and mighty and the down-in-the-dumps.
We welcome you if you’re having problems, you think you are a problem, can’t get organised, or don’t like organised religion—which we don’t like either. We offer welcome to those who think the Earth is flat, work too hard, don’t work, can’t spell, or are here only because you are visiting friends in Cambridge. We welcome those who are inked, pierced, both or neither. We want to make time for those on linked-in, facebook, youtube, twitter, snapchat, instagram, who don’t like the internet or don’t own a computer.
We offer a special welcome to those who could use a prayer right now, had religion shoved down their throats as kids, are curious about spirituality, or found us by mistake. We welcome pilgrims, tourists, seekers, doubters, people who don’t like being categorised, and you.
inspired by welcome from Coventry Cathedral.