We welcome all God's children. We welcome you if you are single, married, divorced, gay, filthy rich or dirt poor. We welcome crying newborns, squirming children and frazzled Moms and Dads. You are welcome if you sing like an opera star or can’t carry a tune in a bucket (like some of us) . 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 & dads in camo, loggers & tree huggers, latte-sippers & vegetarians & junk food junkies. You are welcome if you are in recovery or still struggling with your addiction. We welcome you if you have been having problems or you’re down in the dumps or if you don’t like “organized religion.” We’ve been there too.
If you are left-wing, right-wing or no wing at all, you are welcome here. If you are visiting Grandma and Grandpa and they made you come to church, welcome! You are welcome if you are vacationers, year-rounders, snow-birds, seekers, doubters, or if you are inked, pierced, in flip flops or a three piece suit.
We offer a special welcome to those who could use a prayer right now. We welcome you to American Lutheran Church because we are a place of saints and sinners of all kinds who are here by the grace of God.