Open and Affirming


We welcome all individuals – be they lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or heterosexual – and all families – be they single parents, couples, nuclear, blended, extended or stepparents – as they strive to function faithfully in response to the Gospel of Jesus Christ and Christ’s principles of love, justice, grace and mercy.

Congregational United Church of Christ, Ogden, Utah, declares itself to be Open and Affirming of women and men of all ages, races, abilities and sexual orientations who desire to share in its services, its leadership and its activities.

Open and Affirming (ONA) is the United Church of Christ’s (UCC) designation for congregations and other bodies in the UCC that make a public covenant of welcome into their full life and ministry to persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

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