Mary Magdalene - Invitation to Love Copyright 2010 Janet McKenzie
‘With the heart and mind of Christ, we transform the world.’
‘With the heart and mind of Christ we transform the world” is a bold statement, and we believe it to be true. It is our north star and direct reference to Philippians 2:5, asking us to do more. “Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus.” It is not just about honoring what he did and how he lived but rather a challenge for our path in this life.
Mary of Magdala is an inclusive, independent catholic community, welcoming each and all as the Beloved of God. We are ecumenical; we celebrate the rich heritage of catholic spirituality while honoring all spiritual traditions. We strive for justice and peace, and respond to the call of discipleship by loving deeply and rooting our lives in prayer and service.
The core values of our community include:
2. forgiveness and reconciliation,
3. genuine caring for one another,
4. hospitality – welcoming all,
6. laypersons’ empowerment,
7. primacy of conscience,
8. a sacramental life,
9. honoring tradition,
10.exploring new ideas, and;
11.valuing love over law
Our response denouncing racism and the complicity in racist biases due to silence
Mary of Magdala, an Ecumenical Catholic Community understands that white silence in times when Black individuals are victims of hate crimes or police violence only serves to reinforce racial biases and racist assumptions. Mary of Magdala, ECC will not be complicit in that silence. We, as a parish community, stand in solidarity with the Black community and people of color. We condemn racism in any form in our city, country, and beyond. We will commit our church to serve and mend the ways in which we have unintentionally harmed these communities in the past.
“With the heart and mind of Christ,
we transform the world.”
An Inclusive Community
A member of the Ecumenical
celebrating at Trinity Lutheran
301 E. Stuart St.
Fort Collins, CO 80525
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Our Co-Pastors for Mary of Magdala, Ecumenical Catholic Community
Pastor Jane Reina