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I Have Been Rejected By My Church

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 26 People

    No Where To Turn

    The majority of my life I've either felt or was actually rejected by others, including my mother. She didn't raise me and was so jealous me she hated me to the point of saying, " no one loves you and no one will ever want you". I still hear her say that everyday. I loved Sunday...
    1dayhealed 1dayhealed 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 31, 2011

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    Not Exactly A Church, But The Impact Is The Same...

    Those of the only cause that could ever matter to me have all been convinced to reject me... Why did I have to wind up in a world where the only thing important to me is only supported by psychos.
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 4 Responses Jun 16, 2011

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    I Suppose 'church' In My Case Is A 'metaphor'

    I was thrown away by those of my own belief system. Just because I wanted what was best for them and the 'person' 'in charge' of my subculture only wanted what was best for -themselves-. There needs to be a new English word invented for the shame I feel in my subculture (who...
    lesshissMORECAT lesshissMORECAT 31-35 6 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    It was subtle. Not really an outward rejection.

    But after 3 years, it took it's toll. It left me confused, hurt, angry, and unsure of my spiritual beliefs. I'm a single mother. And in a Catholic church, that is frowned upon. The looks I received, especially from the older parishioners, were condemning. The priest frequently...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    Divorced Catholic

    Catholisism is not just a religion in my family, it is a lifestyle. It is how most of my family identify themselves. My Catholic roots run so deep that it determined who my family would be. I was adopted, and back in the 70's families could put certain stipulations on adoptions...
    iSigh34 iSigh34 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    It saddens me so muh to see

    so many peole on here who have been rejected by church. I worked for my church and they restructered my position so my junior got my job. I have asprations to be ordained but noone belives in me or will give me a chance. I had just started to get the oppportunity to preach...
    sassychristian sassychristian 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5, 2014

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    Sweetpea

    My husband and I are very good musicians. I play accordion and he plays upright bass. We backed up people like Janet Mcbride and America's Singing Cowboy Steve Mitchell and have played in one of the larger churches, but because the structure totally changed by the new pastor...
    pasquel pasquel 61-65 3 Responses Jan 9, 2011

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