RIC Listing Details

St. James Lutheran Church

1104 NE Vivion Rd
Kansas City, MO 64118-5319

Telephone: 816-452-1018
Email address: pastormerle@stjameskc.org
Website: http://www.stjameskc.org/

Traditonal Worship. Contemporary Worship. Allows same-gender blessings. Congregation has provided ReconcilingWorks financial support within the past 3 years.

Affirmation of Welcome/Welcome Statement

Date of Affirmation: December 14, 1997

Affirmation approved/passed by: Cong.

Does affirmation include bisexual and transgender people? No

Publicity/Signage/Hospitality

Where is the RIC certificate posted? Outer Office

Do outside signs have visible indicator of GLBT welcome? No

Publication(s) that regularly include a welcome statement: Bulletin Newsletter Website

Does the building have a gender-neutral bathroom? No

Worship/Education

Worship style(s): Traditional Contemporary

Does or would the congregation have same-gender blessing services? Yes

Does adult education include gay and lesbian references and themes? Yes

Does adult education include bisexual and transgender references and themes? No

Does education include "out" LGBT leaders/speakers? No

Does youth education address LGBT references and themes? Yes

Are there GLBT-focused small groups? No

Are there GLBT-youth-focused small groups? No

Are "gay" and "lesbian" used in conversation? Sometimes

Are "bisexual" and "transgender" used in conversation? Sometimes

Are "gay" and "lesbian" used in worship? Sometimes

Are "bisexual" and "transgender" used in worship? Sometimes

Demographics

Are there "out" gay and/or lesbian members? Yes

Are there "out" bisexual and/or transgender members? No

Are there "out" LGBT families and/or families with children? No

Are there "out" parents and/or family members of LGBT people? No

Are there current/former "out" LGBT pastors? No

Are there current/former "out" LGBT staff members? No

Are there current/former "out" LGBT people in leadership roles? No


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