Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. James Lutheran Church (Western Springs, IL).

Their welcome statement reads:

As followers of Christ who has made us one, we at St. James Lutheran Church are led by the gospel to seek reconciliation and wholeness in a world that is far too often an unloving place. Therefore, all of God’s children are welcome here. Regardless of race, ethnicity, skin color, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation… Whatever your education, family configuration, relationship status, physical ability, mental ability, economic position, political or artistic preferences… Whether you are a believer, a doubter, or a seeker – regardless of your view of church – you are welcome and encouraged to actively share in the sacramental and general life of this congregation. We are committed to your safety in our midst. Our minds, our hearts, and our doors are open to you.

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