Statement of Sanctuary
As a community of the people of God, we are called to minister to all
people in our world, knowing that the world is often an unloving place.

Christ calls us to reconciliation and wholeness.  We are challenged by

the Gospel to be agents of healing within our society.




Speaking out can take courage for anyone.  Many hold tightly to memories and experiences for fear of not being believed or for the power in revealing our stories.  How do you give witness to faith? How do you experience resurrection? 

“Doubting” Thomas comes up with one of the most powerful, concise confessions of faith:  “My Lord and my God!” (John 20:28). The Spirit is at work, giving doubters the  boldness to declare their testimony of faith. God works in surprising ways, through unexpected people, to share the good news of Easter. With the Spirit’s help, we all bear witness.






O Lord Jesus, make us instruments of your peace,
that where there is hatred,
we may sow love,
where there is injury, pardon,
and where there is despair, hope.
Grant, O divine master,
that we may seek to console,
to understand, and to love in your name,
for you live and reign with the Father and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.

Saint Francis of Assisi

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