The Standish Congregational Church declare that we are Open and Affirming. With the grace of God we welcome persons of every age, race, gender, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental capacity, and economic or marital status. We encourage all to participate fully in the life of the church in various ways including:
*committees and offices
*teaching our youth
*sacred union of same-sex
*equal consideration for employment
We welcome all members on an amazing journey of faith, following the example of Jesus, to end oppression and discrimination, reconciling ourselves through even greater understanding and mutual respect. We convenant together to practice a faith that unifies diversity and brings all of us closer together - one church in the name of God.