An Open and Affirming Congregation

St. John's United Church of Christ |

Our Open and Affirming Statement:

Progressive in our beliefs, passionate in our service, committed in our faith, the Federated Church of Weatherford, Oklahoma seeks to be a radically inclusive faith community. Because we are called to follow Jesus’s way of love, justice and inclusion, we declare ourselves to be an open and affirming community. We celebrate everyone, affirming the dignity and worth of all:

  • Ages
  • Ethnicities
  • Cultures 
  • Sexual orientations 
  • Gender identities and expressions 
  • Family configurations 
  • Marital situations
  • Economic circumstances
  • Physical, cognitive or emotional abilities 
  • Health circumstances
  • Educational backgrounds
  • Spiritual and religious traditions 

All are invited to participate fully in the life, leadership, ministry, fellowship, worship, sacraments, responsibilities, blessings and joys of our church family. In short, no matter who you are and where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.