Contributed by Rian Adams on Sep 16, 2019
Taken from the parable of the Good Shepherd who leaves the 99 to retrieve the one lost sheep, this sermon focuses on how grace is welcoming... hence, A welcoming grace. The sheep was retrieved, then welcomed home.
A Welcoming Grace
Five words appear all across America. We print them on books, newsletters, church bulletins, and thousands of search signs. They are the de facto mission statement for an entire denomination. “The Episcopal Church welcomes you.”
We insist that welcoming arms await all who