Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. James Lutheran Church in San Leandro, California.
Their welcome statement reads:
“People of all gender identities and sexual orientations share the worth that comes from being unique individuals created by God; • People of all gender identities and sexual orientations are welcome within the membership of this congregation upon making a common, public affirmation of faith; and • As members of this congregation, people of all gender identities and sexual orientations are expected and encouraged to share in the sacramental and general life of this congregation. • Ability • Age • Ethnicity • Gender Identity • Language • Life Circumstances • Marital Status • Race • Sexual Orientation You are welcome. Your family, children, friends, spouses and partners are welcome. Your diversity and uniqueness are welcome.”