Executive Director

Aubrey Thonvold

  • AubreyT@ReconcilingWorks.org
  • Aubrey Thonvold (she/her) is a lifelong Lutheran who is committed to work centered in justice and equity for LGBTQIA+ people and their families within religious and faith communities. With a master’s degree in Transforming Spirituality from The School of Theology and Ministry at Seattle University, she strives to bring people in and invite all to the table. She leads this work at ReconcilingWorks with a sense of call to this holy ministry. Aubrey has worked on marriage campaigns in Washington, Hawaii, and Oregon, organizing outreach, education, and advocacy and encouraging faith communities to support the freedom to marry for LGBTQIA+ couples. Aubrey and her spouse Heather both have a call to ministry, a love of adventures, and enjoy time with family and friends.

Reconciling in Christ Program Coordinator

Ashlei Cramer

  • AshleiB@ReconcilingWorks.org
  • Ashlei Cramer (she/her), after finishing her bachelors at University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire in religious studies, packed her bags and headed off to St. Paul, MN! In St. Paul, she studied at Luther Seminary, where she acted as a leader in the LGBTQIA+ organization, Emmaus, as well as in Proclaim’s Seminary Outreach Team. In May of 2018, Ashlei graduated with her Master of Arts in Christian Ministry. As part of God's call in her life, she enters into her work at ReconcilingWorks as the Reconciling in Christ Program Coordinator, to serve her fellow LGBTQIA+ community where faith and sexual orientation, gender identity and expression intersect. Ashlei enjoys trying out Minnesota’s many wonderful breweries, long boarding and exploring the outdoors with her wife, dog, and cat!