I Have Been Rejected By My Church

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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


    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
    3 Responses Jan 9, 2011

    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
    2 Responses Feb 15, 2015

    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

    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

    I was at a new beginning with participation of

    church after avoiding it for 35+ years. My girl, a faithful devout Christian- was a big inspiration of faith and love, she didn't really have to speak to me bout anything, I felt my time for a new way of life practice was right and I've always known my spirit to have some damage...
    Dvex Dvex
    41-45, M
    Aug 7, 2015
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