“We, the First Congregational Church of Haddam, United Church of Christ, are committed to loving each other as God loves us, freely and unconditionally. We therefore covenant to welcome people of all gender identities and sexual orientations, races and ethnicities, mental and physical abilities, marital and socioeconomic status into the full life of ministry and leadership of this faith community. We are committed to the mission of Christ’s teaching of all encompassing love, peace and justice for all creation.