A New RIC Community: St. Luke Lutheran Church (Gales Ferry, CT)

A New RIC Community: St. Luke Lutheran Church (Gales Ferry, CT)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Luke Lutheran Church (Gales Ferry, CT). Their welcome statement reads: "All are welcome, we invite you to join us in our walk of faith toward greater love, understanding and respect. This congregation affirms the unity of the body of Christ. We believe that all are members in that one body, ... people of all nations, ancestries and colors, ... people of all genders and gender identities, ... people wi...
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A New RIC Community: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (Coos Bay, OR)

A New RIC Community: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (Coos Bay, OR)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (Coos Bay, OR). Their welcome statement reads: "We are all children of God who have come together to worship in this place. We bring different sensibilities and different gifts. Some of us have found the things we thought were advantages weren’t while our disadvantages hid great gifts. Some of us have been Christians since we were in our cradles, others of us are later arrivals. Some ...
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A New RIC Community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Kingston, PA)

A New RIC Community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Kingston, PA)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Kingston, PA). Their welcome statement presents in written and graphic form (see image): "Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Welcome. Worship Witness. You are welcome here. Your children, family, friends, spouses, and partners are, too. God loves us all." Learn more about Holy Trinity Lutheran Church at: htlconline.org.
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A New RIC Community: Grace Lutheran Church (Glen Ellyn, IL)

A New RIC Community: Grace Lutheran Church (Glen Ellyn, IL)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Grace Lutheran Church (Glen Ellyn, IL). Their welcome statement reads: "Grace Lutheran is a home for anyone seeking God’s love. Because God welcomes and embraces each one of us, we, in turn, welcome people of any race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or relationship status. We welcome people living with mental, emotional and physical challenges, including addiction. We welco...
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A New RIC Community: Burlington Lutheran Church (Burlington, WA)

A New RIC Community: Burlington Lutheran Church (Burlington, WA)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Burlington Lutheran Church (Burlington, WA). Their welcome statement reads: "God is love. We are all God’s beloved children and are recipients of God’s radical love and grace. All are welcome in this church community. You are welcome here if you have ever felt excluded or judged because of your gender, ethnicity, race, religion, status, ability, sexual orientation, doubts or questions. We believe in Jesus...
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A New RIC Community: Ascension Lutheran Church (Towson, MD)

A New RIC Community: Ascension Lutheran Church (Towson, MD)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community:Ascension Lutheran Church (Towson, MD). Their welcome statement reads: "We invite you to join us as we strive to follow Jesus in the ways we love and live, no matter what your race, national origin, age, political perspective, personal history, relationship status, economic status, educational background, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Our hearts are open to people with physical, mental, emot...
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A New RIC Community: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (Huntington Station, NY)

A New RIC Community: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (Huntington Station, NY)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (Huntington Station, NY). Their welcome statement reads: "We believe that just as Jesus overstepped the boundaries of gender, race and social status, the people of God also are called to tear down barriers and to love others as God has loved us. As Lutherans, we believe that it is only by God’s amazing grace that we are saved. We affirm with the Apostle Paul that in Christ “there i...
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A New RIC Community: Holy Cross Lutheran Church (Omaha, NE)

A New RIC Community: Holy Cross Lutheran Church (Omaha, NE)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Holy Cross Lutheran Church (Omaha, NE). Their welcome statement reads: "We seek to model Jesus’ radical love by embracing all. Created in God’s image, you are welcome here at Christ’s table regardless of your ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, ability, or life circumstances." Learn more about Holy Cross Lutheran Church at: http://hclchurch.com.
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A New RIC Community: Perry Highway Lutheran Church (Wexford, PA)

A New RIC Community: Perry Highway Lutheran Church (Wexford, PA)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Perry Highway Lutheran Church (Wexford, PA). Their welcome statement reads: "In the name of Jesus of Nazareth, who invited us in reconciling love and grace to join the reign of God, this church welcomes all.  We extend this welcome to all believers and non-believers regardless of age, cultural background, economic status, ethnic or linguistic heritage, employment status, housing status, substance dependence, ma...
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A New RIC Community: Faith Lutheran Church (Meadow Vista, CA)

A New RIC Community: Faith Lutheran Church (Meadow Vista, CA)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Faith Lutheran Church (Meadow Vista, CA). Their welcome statement reads: "Wherever you are on your faith journey, you are invited to walk with us. We welcome people of every age and size, color and culture, financial circumstance, sexual orientation, gender identity, and relationship status. We welcome all without regard to addictions, physical or mental health, past imprisonment, or anything that too oft...
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