My creed – My beatitude

Stating our central aspirations and beliefs creates space for deep connection. This litany or reading rings with such openness.


I believe in the precious nature of each individual.

Peace to the people who respect their challenging and exciting neighbours.

I believe in Justice for all people.

Peace to the people who promote just and equal opportunities for humankind.

I believe in Human Rights for everyone.

Peace to the people who support the right for people to be accepted for who they are.

I believe in the acceptance of women and men of whatever sexual orientation and persuasion.

Peace to the people who speak out against persecution, bullying, verbal and physical abuse of individuals and groups of people.

I believe in an Inclusive Church.

Peace to people who, with their love and desire for the wholeness of humankind, create communities and churches where we are enabled to worship in the spirit of diversity, honesty and love.

From Courage To Love: Liturgies for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community, Darton, Longman and Todd Ltd. © 2002 Geoffrey Duncan

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