What does this mean?
As we seek to embody our commitment to become a more welcoming community, this means that regardless of your:
- Age —
3 days old, 30 years old or 130 years old . . .
- Culture or race —
Hispanic, Native American, Asian, Black or White . . .
- Economic means —
employed or not, rent or own or live with parents or are homeless . . .
- Emotional state —
happy or struggling with addictions or phobias . . .
- Faith expression or background —
Buddhist, Jewish, agnostic, Christian, Muslim, atheist . . .
- Financial philosophy —
tithe, hoard, would share it if you had money . . .
- Gender and sexual persuasion —
male or female; straight, gay or lesbian . . .
- Household structure —
blended, two-parent or single parent, with children or not, or solo . . .
- Marital status —
single, married, partnered, separated or divorced . . .
- Physical or mental capabilities —
able, disabled or a person of differing abilities . . .
- Political leanings —
Republican, Democrat, Independent, Socialist, registered to vote or not . . .
- Spiritual condition —
at peace or having a troubled spirit . . .
. . . or whatever terms you use to describe yourself,