First United Methodist Church of Santa Rosa, CA
The purpose of the First United Methodist Church of Santa Rosa is to create a loving community of faith that expresses itself through both personal spirituality and social responsibility; reaching up and reaching out to all people in God's love with experiences that challenge, change, inspire and engage.
Our Oneness in Christ Statement
We affirm that all people are precious to God and of sacred worth. God pours out amazing love and grace to everyone.
We seek to be an inclusive church. We warmly invite into our life and mission all people without regard to race, nationality, sexual orientation, ability, age, gender, finacial circumstances or marital status.
We are a large and diverse community of faith. We certainly do not always agree on theology or public issues. Our desire, however, is to build bridges of mutual respect and understanding. Above all, we seek to love one another as Christ has loved us.
We are learning that the words of our founder, John Wesley, are true: "We do not have to think alike, to love alike."