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Early Wednesday morning, the rainbow painted front doors of Wedgewood Church in Charlotte were vandalized with the phrase "Fags Are Pedofhiles."  This is the seventh time that our church has been vandalized. While this could be a reason to fear, we choose to stand together stronger than ever,  ready to continue to be the welcoming, open, affirming congregation we have always been.

We are raising money to re-paint the doors. Additionally, in order to prevent future vandalizations, we are raising money to install a security system and to upgrade our protections for the first floor of our church. If there is leftover money, we have about $100,000 worth of needed repairs so the money will be allocated to the other repairs.

If you are unable to give, please stay tuned for our repainting the doors community event!

We begin each service reciting and affirming the following:
Welcome to a church that works for peace, justice, equality, and care of Mother Earth. An extravagant welcome to you regardless of your gender identification or sexual orientation, ethnicity, economic situation, physical and mental challenges, doubting or believing, being depressed or full of joy. We are a community of curious and creative spiritual seekers, striving to learn and embody the Way of Jesus and other religious leaders. Like Jesus, we focus on the plundered and the marginalized, as we try to address the major issues of our day. One of the ways we seek to heal the world and ourselves is through sharing parts of our personal story. We are all welcome here!

Charlotte Observer Story

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Hello!

Thank you again for your overwhelming support and love. As we met as a church community today, we could not help but be so grateful for each and every one of you.

As promised, we have solidified our plans for our Paint the Doors Event. We will be re-painting our doors this upcoming Saturday, February 2nd, at 2pm! There will be a small service with the majority of our time being spent re-painting the doors. We will also have activities for any youth that may come! ( https://www.facebook.com/events/312505409269759/)

Due to your wide-spread sharing of the vandalism that occurred at Wedgewood, we had a company who has donated a surveillance system! They are also going to install the system for us. Again, we are so appreciative!

After purchasing the paint and needed supplies for the event we are allocating your donations to replace and reinforce our ground floor classroom, meeting and choir room windows. These windows desperately need to be replaced and reinforced so that no one will be able to break in and vandalize the inside of the church.

Since we surpassed our goal, we are ending this go-fund-me campaign. If you would like to continue to give to the ongoing mission of Wedgewood church and/or would like to stay updated with any further events, please visit www.wedgewoodchurch.com.

Thank you and God Bless!
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We are so grateful and blessed for the outpouring of support and love from you, our community! We could not do this without you and so, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you.

Our leadership team is meeting this Sunday in order to finalize our plans for re-painting our doors and to install the security system. Please stay tuned for further details on our re-painting the doors event!
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