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Inclusive Church is a group of Christians uniting together around our statement of belief:

"We believe in inclusive Church - church which does not discriminate, on any level, on grounds of economic power, gender, mental health, physical ability, race or sexuality. We believe in Church which welcomes and serves all people in the name of Jesus Christ; which is scripturally faithful; which seeks to proclaim the Gospel afresh for each generation; and which, in the power of the Holy Spirit, allows all people to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Jesus Christ."

Formal Notice of AGM

Inclusive Church is holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday the 25th July at 6.45pm at Leicester Cathedral. All members and supporters are invited. If you are a member, you can also vote in the motions brought forward. If you want to attend the AGM, please sign up here. Please find below the formal notice and the papers in advance of the AGM.

IC's trip to Sweden: Being the church means being inclusive (and it's about more than being 'nice'!)

  A TEDxExeter talk got me thinking. A young deaf woman came on the stage and started signing her talk. This went on for long enough for us all to begin to feel uncomfortable. She then signed for her interpreter to come on stage. She apologised for forgetting that most of us didn’t sign and she wanted us to feel included. It was a nice moment and a proper lesson. A week later I went on a wonderful trip to Sweden and the Diocese of Stockholm with Inclusive Church Read More »

Beyond Inclusion – Lizzie Lowe and John Bell

The photo above is of Lizzie Lowe. I like to take the occasional jog along the river Mersey which runs past the southern edge of our parish in Didsbury; it also marks the border between Manchester and Cheshire. Although the route along the river is wooded and secluded in places we’re actually in the middle of an urban jungle and the M60 can be heard roaring in the background. The route also takes me very close to the place where Lizzie took her life on 10th September Read More »