Clergy Corner: God seeks to unite a divided world

File photoPastor Erin Armstrong is the senior pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church. ■ Erin Armstrong / Contributed “All are welcome” is the title of one of my favorite hymns, written by the famous liturgical music composer Marty Haugen. The song paints a picture of a church and a world where divisions are ended, and the love of God embraces all people. As much as I wish I could say that this picture of inclusion was the reality, I know that it is not. Even in God’s church, the body of Christ on earth, we too easily give in to our fears about our differences. Instead of reaching out and opening our

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