By open-minded, meaning that we are open to questions and doubts and a general approach of thinking about christian faith. Some might use the terms open, progressive, or forward-leaning. EMMI Fellowship is a community of faith on a journey that calls for questioning, humility and conviction. We are followers of Jesus and embrace spiritual growth, mutual care and service, assured that as we serve our neighbors and joyfully serve God, we respect diverse religious experiences within the church and beyond. We invite you to join us in our commitment to peace, justice, and care for creation. Eric Michel Ministries International in Ottawa, Ontario, is for a unique in Canada as religiously liberal and non-denominational. It arose from its beginnings as a Christian Unitarian Chaplaincy which responded to the ascendency of liberal Christianity in the 21st century. Established in 2014 we are independent, non-denominational liberal church preaching the universal reconcilliation. CHURCH TELLING GAYS TO 'REPENT OR GO TO HELL' HURTS PEOPLE'S FEELINGS We at EMMI are a welcoming fellowship where all Christians are invited to share the lord supper at our worship. We are a community of individuals committed to supporting one another as we travel our own paths to truth, spiritual growth, and discovery of real meaning in our lives. We welcomes you no matter where you are in your faith journey. Do you have doubts? Questions about faith? Or have you been a follower of Jesus for some time? We invite you come with us as we seek to experience God and to follow Jesus in ways that are relevant to our individual lives. We believes God's GRACE is His unconditional love for all people - straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, white, black, asian, latino, rich or poor. His grace does not change our race or our sexual orientation. We have only one commendement: "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength. And, you shall love your neighbor as yourself." Applying the Golden Rule. We are a progressive church who emphasizes independent thought, community service, social justice, and interfaith understanding. Our New Progressive Missionary Church where Rev. Marie Y Arnold serves as Minister. We are a Christ centerred church making Disciples that make a difference. We offer ministries for every member of the family, and would love for YOU to be apart of this growing ministry. Please take the time to engage in this blog, and learn more about our ministries, upcoming activities, and how you can be apart; even check out what we are blogging about for the month. We are a group of Christians of all denominations which voluntarily cooperate together to exalt Christ by equipping one another to fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus Christ in Canada and the world If you are searching for an open-minded, or progressive even liberal, Christian church with traditional and with a contemporary worship service, please visit EMMI a non-denominational Christian Fellowship. We’d love to have you join us on a Sunday morning so we can meet in person and perhaps travel this path together.