We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, gay, filthy rich, dirt poor or no habla ingles. We extend a special welcome to those who are crying newborns, skinny as a rail or could afford to lose a few pounds.
We welcome you if you can sing like Andrea Bocelli or, like our pastor, can't carry a note in a bucket. You're welcome here if you're "just browsing", just woke up or just got out of jail. We don't care if you're more Catholic than the Pope, or haven't been in church since little Joey's Baptism.
We extend a special welcome to those who are over 60 but not grown up yet, and to teenagers who are growing up too fast. We welcome soccer moms, NASCAR dads, starving artists, tree-huggers, latte sippers, vegetarians or junk food eaters. We welcome those who are in recovery or still addicted. We welcome you if you're having problems or you're down in the dumps or if you don't like "organized religion". We've been there too.
If you blew all your offering money at the dog track, you are welcome here. We offer a special welcome to those who think the world is flat, work too hard, don't work, can't spell, or here because grandma is in town and she wanted to go to church.
We welcome those who are inked, pierced or both. We offer a special welcome to those who could use prayer right now, had religion shoved down your throat as a kid, or just got lost in traffic and wound up here by mistake. We welcome tourists, seekers and doubters, bleeding hearts and YOU!
We look forward to meeting you on life's journey!
Pastor Steve Elkins