Rev. Pam Philips with Worship Associate Jim Kern. As we consider what it means to feel welcomed, it’s also helpful to consider how we might be better at welcoming, especially those with whom we don’t feel comfortable. Are we keeping ourselves in a bubble here, preaching to the choir, listening to an echo chamber? What might we be missing by keeping our circle tightly drawn? What might we gain from opening our arms, our eyes, our hearts to people who are different from us, and how might we do that?
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