A New RIC Community: Bethany Lutheran Church (Olean, NY)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Bethany Lutheran Church (Olean, NY).

Their welcome statement reads:

“Bethany recognizes that each of us is a unique creation made in the image of God. We celebrate and give thanks for the many diverse gifts that God has bestowed on us. We proclaim ourselves to be an open and affirming congregation to all of God’s people; welcoming into our midst persons of every race, culture, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, and economic status. We believe that our openness will allow us to grow in our faith through Christ’s teaching to love one another as God loves us.”

Learn more about Bethany Lutheran Church at: https://www.facebook.com/bethanyolean/