A New RIC Community: Heart River Lutheran Church (Mandan, ND)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Heart River Lutheran Church (Mandan, ND). Their welcome statement reads: "Heart River Lutheran Church is a gathering of followers of Christ, who calls us to reconciliation and wholeness. We seek God in community, believing we are all equally valued children of our Creator, created in God's image. We commit to: Welcome, embrace, and celebrate people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender express...
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A New RIC Community: Saron Evangelical Lutheran Church (St. Joseph, MI)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Saron Evangelical Lutheran Church (St. Joseph, MI). Their welcome statement reads: "As a community of faith who joyfully shares God’s love for all, we believe our lives and faith are strengthened by diversity.  We strive to be a community who welcomes people of every ability, age, citizenship status, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, language, marital status, political perspective, race, and sexual orientat...
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A New RIC Community: Lakeview Lutheran Church (Madison, WI)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Lakeview Lutheran Church (Madison, WI). Their welcome statement reads: "Lakeview Lutheran Church is a joyous, warm and caring community of God’s servants ministering through worship, learning and sharing. We are people of God in Christ and empowered by the Spirit to bear witness to God’s creative, redeeming and sanctifying activity in the world. We are a member congregation of the ELCA and the South-Central Synod of...
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A New RIC Community: Christ Lutheran Church (San Diego, CA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Christ Lutheran Church (San Diego, CA). Their welcome statement reads: "We warmly welcome you to be a member of our church family. You are invited to be a part of our community; regardless of your race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, marital status, social or economic state, physical or mental challenge, and whether you are confident or questioning in your faith. We are a church c...
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A New RIC Community: Bethesda Lutheran Church (Moorhead, MN)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Bethesda Lutheran Church (Moorhead, MN). Their welcome statement reads: "Bethesda Lutheran Church, a congregation of the ELCA, is a reconciling, affirming, and inclusive community. Through worship, love, and service, we recognize that each person is a unique creation of God and through grace, we all belong together as children of God. We value people of all gender identities, gender expressions, sexual orientations...
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A New RIC Community: FedUp Ministries (Ann Arbor, MI)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: FedUp Ministries (Ann Arbor, MI). Their welcome statement reads: "FedUp Ministries is committed to welcoming and celebrating all people, especially those in the LGBTQIA+ community who express their gender identity, gender expression and sexuality in ways that buck societal norms. We also commit to welcoming and celebrating Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and white folks who are committed to allyship. FedUp striv...
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A New RIC Community: St. Matthew Lutheran Church (Itasca, IL)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Matthew Lutheran Church (Itasca, IL). Their welcome statement reads: "Our Purpose: We receive and share new life in Christ, by inviting ALL to build the body of Christ We name ourselves as Reconciling in Christ partnering congregation, which means 1. St. Matthew explicitly welcomes people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions" or “LGBTQIA+" We name our commitment to racial equity ...
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A New RIC Community: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (Erie, PA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church (Erie, PA). Their welcome statement reads: "In Christ's body, there is a place for you. We invite and welcome you to join us, no matter your social status, race, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic position, physical and mental abilities, or where you are in your faith journey. We are a community committed to the work of racial equity, bringing justice for G...
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A New RIC Community: The Well Campus Ministry (Blacksburg, VA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: The Well Campus Ministry (Blacksburg, VA). Their welcome statement reads: "The Well Lutheran Campus Ministry at Virginia Tech Welcome Statement and Covenant: “God loves us and calls us to love. We are called to welcome and affirm all, regardless of race, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, denomination affiliation, or any barrier that divides us, because God’s love unites us. Through discipleshi...
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