Inderjit Bhogal has written a reflection on 40 years of ordination. Well worth reading as we think about our Christian discipleship, lay or ordained – https://theologyeverywhere.org/2020/09/28/ordination-40th-anniversary/
This is pertinent to the situation that we live in. Today people in this country who are different live in fear. The best we can offer to those who are different from ourselves, in whatever way, is to enable them to feel accepted and welcome and not afraid.