Spirit Month

Download a Spirit Month bulletin insert to use in your worship service: SPIRIT MONTH BULLETIN LGBTQ History Month LGBTQ History Month celebrates the achievements of 31 queer Icons. Each day in October, a new icon is featured with a video, bio, bibliography, downloadable images and other resources. ReconcilingWorks will be celebrating these icons on our social media pages. You take a sneak peak at the entire list by visiting http://www.lgbthistorymonth.com/. Suggested prayer for LGBTQ ...
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A New RIC Community: Nativity Lutheran Church (Rockport, ME)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Nativity Lutheran Church (Rockport, ME). Their welcome statement reads: "Nativity Lutheran Church welcomes and affirms all people to be who God created them to be. As a community of faith, believing that each individual person uniquely embodies the image of God, we strive to love the way Jesus loved, to value and support each individual, to denounce hatred and discrimination, to advocate against injustice, to be ...
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A New RIC Community: Emmanuel Lutheran Church (High Point, NC)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Emmanuel Lutheran Church (High Point, NC). Their welcome statement reads: "As followers of Christ, we at Emmanuel Lutheran believe we are called to live in unity with all of creation. Therefore, we are committed to serving God and sharing Christ’s love with all people regardless of age, socio-economic status, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, culture, ethnicity, language, beliefs, physical or mental he...
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A New RIC Community: Milwaukie Lutheran Church (Milwaukie, OR)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Milwaukie Lutheran Church (Milwaukie, OR). Their welcome statement reads: "Milwaukie Lutheran Church welcomes all, as God welcomes all. Each one of us is a beloved child of God: unique, valued, and accepted. We welcome you, regardless of race, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, relationship status, or any of the factors that so often divide us. We welcome you, whatever your past, present,...
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A New RIC Community: Community of Grace Lutheran Church (Grayson, GA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Community of Grace Lutheran Church (Grayson, GA). Their welcome statement reads: "We are a Reconciling Works congregation;  supporters of LGBTQIA+ people and their families who are accepted and full participants within the Lutheran communion and its ecumenical and global partners." Learn more about Community of Grace Lutheran Church at: http://www.transformlives.org/ourassociations
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A New RIC Community: Grace Lutheran Church (La Grange, IL)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Grace Lutheran Church (La Grange, IL). Their welcome statement reads: "As faithful disciples, we Value: Being Inviting to Everyone We are inviting, gracious and caring to everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, physical/mental ability or religious/spiritual background. We strive to be relevant to the cultures of those around us." Learn more about...
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A New RIC Community: Serve Boldly (Northbrook, IL)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Serve Boldly (Northbrook, IL). Their welcome statement reads: "At the heart of Serve Boldly are the relationships that God has placed in our path with one another and with the places and people we have come alongside and have come alongside us. We value and hold in esteem the diversity among all people of God’s creation as we welcome partnerships with congregations, youth and adult participants, ministry partn...
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A New RIC Community: St. Michael’s Lutheran Church (Roseville, MN)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Michael's Lutheran Church (Roseville, MN). Their welcome statement reads: "St. Michael’s Lutheran Church lives out God’s grace and love for all people. Faithful to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, we welcome those who have been part of church communities, those who have no previous church experience, and those who have felt excluded by the Church because of their race or ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientat...
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A New RIC Community: Peace Lutheran Church (Ashland, OH)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Peace Lutheran Church (Ashland, OH). Their welcome statement reads: "Peace Lutheran Church is a community of faith that celebrates the gifts of God that empower us to engage in the struggles of life, to love and care for each other, and to serve Christ where we work and live. Peace Lutheran Church commits to being a Reconciling In Christ congregation. We welcome the participation of people of all ages, races, ...
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A New RIC Community: Trinity Lutheran Church (Santa Barbara, CA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Trinity Lutheran Church (Santa Barbara, CA). Their welcome statement reads: "Welcome! Here at Trinity Lutheran Church, God creates faith and transforms lives. As a Reconciling in Christ congregation, we welcome all people regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, age, or social-economic status. Together, as imperfect human beings, we strive to love and accept one another as God ...
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