An open and affirming communion recognizing the value and dignity of every person, in our God given diversity. The ECC promotes the education and development of the People of God in their understanding of the diversity of sexual orientation among their brothers and sisters. All sexual relationships are to be guided by the Christian moral principals of love and fidelity. They uphold the ideal of committed relationships blessed by the sacred rites of the church. They believe that all questions of sexual morality are best addressed through pastoral care and counsel.