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Personal Narrative: My Experience At Mt. Zion Baptist Church

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In addition, going to the baptist church made me realize that no matter what your culture is, humans all want the same things. People want a sense of meaning and purpose, and to feel inspired, hopeful, unconditionally loved, accepted, and uplifted. People want to have an understanding of who they are, and what that entails. When people are feeling scared and insecure about the present and future, they demand explanations for the unknown, or the difficult elements of their life. Furthermore, people need order, structure, and security in their lives by being told what they should think/believe, how they should behave. People also seek a sense of belonging and community. Overall,it doesn’t matter if you’re Jewish, Christian, Caucasian, or African American, at the end of the day, humans generally all want the same thing, but just have different ways of showing it or expressing it.…show more content…
The people at Mt. Zion Baptist Church made me feel very welcomed, and less like an outsider. I had a lot of fun and got to experience something I would have never experienced before. If I am to go back in the future I will definitely want to learn more about the culture and religion to feel more engage with the service. I think it would be super fun to be able to sing along with everyone and be able to participate. I would also want to bring some caucasian friends with me so that they are able to experience another culture as well.The experience also taught me that being a minority can be scary and that if the people around you aren’t excepting of who you are then it can make the experience a lot worse. Therefore, it is crucial to be aware of other people cultures and be open to learning more about their
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