A New RIC Community: Clifton Lutheran Church (Marblehead, MA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Clifton Lutheran Church (Marblehead, MA). Their welcome statement reads: "We at Clifton would love to offer you a welcome! What do we mean by that? Who do we mean by that? Our answer is everyone and in the fullness of who they are. We believe that we are all created in God’s image, and all redeemed in Christ. Everyone. And we believe that everyone has their struggles, their sorrows, their sins and the same Savi...
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A New RIC Community: St. Luke Lutheran Church (Devon, PA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Luke Lutheran Church (Devon, PA). Their welcome statement reads: "Jesus welcomes everyone –no exceptions!Jesus was famous for extending a radical welcome to everyone he met, crossing over all kinds of human-made lines and boundaries. Having received Jesus’ radical welcome ourselves, we extend that same welcome to all people. At Saint Luke, every person’s identity is recognized and celebrated as a gift from ...
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A New RIC Community: St. John’s Lutheran Church (Sacramento, CA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. John's Lutheran Church (Sacramento, CA). Their welcome statement reads: "Acts 10:44-47 (NRSV): While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word. The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the Gentiles, for they heard them speaking in tongues and extolling God. Then Peter said, “Can anyone withh...
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A New RIC Community: Faith Lutheran Church (Austin, TX)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Faith Lutheran Church (Austin, TX). Their welcome statement reads: "As followers of Christ, Faith Lutheran welcomes those who are seeking God's love and grace. All are welcome. Your family, children, friends, spouses and partners are welcome. Your diversity and uniqueness are welcome. We believe that all have a place at God's table of grace and we welcome you to fully participate in the life of our congregatio...
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A New RIC Community: Agnus Dei Lutheran Church (Gig Harbor, WA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Agnus Dei Lutheran Church (Gig Harbo, WA). Their welcome statement reads: "The congregation of Agnus Dei Lutheran Church celebrates the amazing diversity of God’s beloved children. We welcome all, regardless of age, ethnicity, abilities, faith background, race, family configuration, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. We enthusiastically invite you into this worshipping cong...
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A New RIC Community: Hope Lutheran Church (Farmington Hills, MI)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Hope Lutheran Church (Farmington Hills, MI). Their welcome statement reads: "We aspire to be a safe community of faith that welcomes and reaches out to people of all ages, races, cultures, creeds, economic status, sexual orientations, gender identities and life experiences treating each as we wish to be treated, loving each other and God in the way of Jesus." Learn more about Hope Lutheran Church at: www.hope-...
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A New RIC Community: Robeson Evangelical Lutheran Church (Mohnton, PA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Robeson Evangelical Lutheran Church (Mohnton, PA). Their welcome statement reads: "In response to the overwhelming love of God, we stand in awe of the wideness of God’s mercy. In faithfulness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, mindful of our Lutheran emphasis on grace, and rejoicing in the celebration of our shared baptismal journey, we welcome as members of our extended family all those who have ever felt excluded...
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A New RIC Community: Ascension Lutheran Church (Riverside, IL)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Ascension Lutheran Church (Riverside, IL). Their welcome statement reads: "Ascension Lutheran Church is a community of faith that deeply values relationship and human connection. As such, we feel called to a ministry of hospitality, learning to take seriously the wide-netted welcome that our gift of hospitality requires. From the very beginning, God created us to be in relationship. We understand that our rela...
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A New RIC Community: Desert Streams Lutheran Church (Waddell, AZ)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Desert Streams Lutheran Church (Waddell, AZ). Their welcome statement reads: "In response to the overwhelming love of God, we stand in awe of the wideness of God’s mercy. In faithfulness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, mindful of our Lutheran emphasis on grace, and rejoicing in the celebration of our shared baptismal journey, we welcome as members of our extended family all those who have ever felt excluded by t...
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A New RIC Community: Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church (Salem, NH)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Triumphant Cross Lutheran Church (Salem, NH). Their welcome statement reads: "At Triumphant Cross, we welcome all who are seeking God’s love and grace, regardless of race or culture, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or relationship status. We welcome you without regard to addictions, physical or mental health, imprisonment, or socio-economic location. We welcome you because the Holy Spirit ...
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