The purpose of an Affirming Ministry team is to educate the congregation on how to support Queer people and other minorities, to discern with the congregation if it wishes to become an officially Affirming Ministry. Read More
I’m Queer. Will I be safe at United Churches of Langley?
"...This is the church that I’ve found in Langley where Queer people are welcome not only to sit in the pews and hide, but to openly participate in leadership as our whole selves.” Bex O
We are a community of inclusion and a people of welcome. We understand that in congregations like ours who hold their dogmas loosely and their community tightly, there is still a chance for mistakes to be made. Interpersonal dialogue can be a site of just such mistakes.
Queer is becoming more and more common in the community to describe one’s identity. There are a wide range of gender identity and sexual orientation options, and one person can identify as several or fluctuate between a few.