We are an open and affirming and an accessible to all congregation
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If you are searching, saved, black, brown, white, gay, straight, sure, unsure, older, younger, peace-filled, pain-filled, able-bodied or differently-abled, no matter how many moms or dads or divorces or kids or chromosomes or failures or successes or questions you have, no matter your gender or status or where you are from... know that you are welcome just as you are.
At the Kent United Church of Christ, all are welcome. And when we say “all”—we mean ALL! We are an open and affirming (ONA) and an accessible to all (A2A) congregation. So whoever you are, wherever you are on your life’s journey, you truly are welcome—and will be accepted and loved—for just being you.
We take the Bible seriously, not literally. We are committed to hearing God's ancient story anew and afresh in our lives and in the world today. We try to remain attentive to God's creative movement in the world. Religion and science are not mutually exclusive, and your head and heart are both welcomed into our spaces of worship. We embrace all kinds of communities and new modes of thinking. At the Kent United Church of Christ, we have the breathing room to explore and to hear, because we believe that God is still speaking,
Never place a period where God has placed a comma. Our mission is to change lives — individually, systemically and globally. We work to make transformation possible, but trust in God's grace. We are committed to working for justice, and we believe that lives are changed through local service, global engagement and partnerships. We believe that wherever there is need, there the church should be. Learn about our mission priorities, core values, and ways to serve.
About the UCC
Kent United Church of Christ is part of the greater United Church of Christ (UCC) denomination—a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church to join faith and action. With over 5,000 churches and nearly one million members across the U.S., the UCC serves God in the co-creation of a just and sustainable world. The UCC is a church of firsts, a church of extravagant welcome, and a church where “…they may all be one” (John 17:21).
Kent United Church of Christ is part of the greater United Church of Christ (UCC) denomination – a distinct and diverse community of Christians that come together as one church to join faith and action. With over 5,000 churches and nearly one million members across the U.S., the UCC serves God in the co-creation of a just and sustainable world. The UCC is a church of firsts, a church of extravagant welcome, and a church where "…they may all be one" (John 17:21).
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Kent United Church of Christ
1400 E. Main Street
Kent, Ohio 44240
Regular Office Hours
Mon–Fri 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Summer Office Hours
Mon–Fri 9:00 am–2:00 pm