A New RIC Community: Deerfield Lutheran Church (Deerfield, WI)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Deerfield Lutheran Church (Deerfield, WI). Their welcome statement reads: "This is Christ's church. There is a place for you here! WELCOME VISITORS! The following information is meant to help you feel comfortable as you worship today. We’re glad you decided to join us! We are the church that shares a living, daring confidence in God's grace. Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person--questi...
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A New RIC Community: Communities of Hope (Harrisburg, PA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Communities of Hope (Harrisburg, PA). Their welcome statement reads: "Called to and inspired by this community’s love of Jesus Christ, we welcome you here. We welcome and value you whether you are old or young, or young at heart, or feeling old. We welcome and value you regardless of skin color or ethnic background. We welcome and value you whether you were born here or born anywhere else. We welcome and value ...
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ReconcilingWorks Board of Directors Letter to United Lutheran Seminary

After much prayer and discussion, the ReconcilingWorks’ Board of Directors has voted to suspend the Reconciling in Christ (RIC) status of United Lutheran Seminary (ULS). The letter informing Bishop Jim Dunlop, Acting President of United Lutheran Seminary (ULS) of this decision and offering to accompany the Seminary in its current journey of reconciliation and healing can be found on the ReconcilingWorks website.  While ULS predecessor bodies were RIC, the newly established United Lutheran Semina...
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A New RIC Community: Jehu’s Table (Brooklyn, NY)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Jehu's Table ( Brooklyn, NY). Their welcome statement reads: "Who is welcome at Jehu's Table? Who is welcome here at Jehu’s Table? Everyone. We believe in a theology of radical welcome. You are welcome. While we are rooted in African Descent Church Tradition you are welcome here no matter your ethnic heritage… You are welcome. We believe that “There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer sla...
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A New RIC Community: Peace Lutheran Church (Cleveland Heights, OH)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Peace Lutheran Church (Cleveland Heights, OH). Their welcome statement reads: "We are a Reconciling in Christ congregation of the E.L.C.A. because Christ calls us to reconciliation and wholeness for all persons. We welcome all who are seeking God’s love and grace because God has first loved us. As such, we offer no regard to race or culture, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, relationship status...
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A New RIC Community: Lutheran Campus Ministry at Northern Michigan University (Marquette, MI)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Lutheran Campus Ministry at Northern Michigan University (Marquette, MI). Their welcome statement reads: "In following our Lord we, the Lutheran Campus Ministry at Northern Michigan University (ELCA), affirm the worth and dignity of all persons regardless of their gender identity, race, sexual orientation, or any other category society uses to differentiate between people. We welcome gay, lesbian, bisexual, ...
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A New RIC Community: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (Madison, WI)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Mark's Lutheran Church (Madison, WI). Their welcome statement reads: "The mission statement of St. Mark's Lutheran church is to, "share the unconditional love of God". In living out this mission and experiencing God's overwhelming love we welcome to worship and membership those who have felt excluded from other congregations. This includes those who have felt alienated because of sexual orientation, gender ...
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A New RIC Community: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (Lansing, IA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Our Savior's Lutheran Church (Lansing, IA). Their welcome statement reads: "We welcome all because God welcomes all. Whatever your age, gender, race, ethnicity, political perspective, religious background, economic situation, citizenship, mental or physical ability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity —there’s a place here for you." Learn more about Our Savior's Lutheran Church at: www.lansin...
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A New RIC Community: First Lutheran Church (Winnipeg, MB)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: First Lutheran Church (Winnipeg, MB). Their welcome statement reads: "We welcome all seeking God’s love and grace. We welcome all because God welcomes all, regardless of age, ability, health, ethnicity, gender identity, language, sexual orientation, life circumstances, marital status, race, or anything else which sometimes divides us. We welcome diversity and uniqueness. Our unity is in Christ, whose grace is f...
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A New RIC Community: Christ the King Lutheran Church (New Brighton, MN)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Christ the King Lutheran Church (New Brighton, MN). Their welcome statement reads: "The congregation of Christ the King Lutheran Church affirms that: All are welcome in this place. Our faith is based on a life-transforming story that is both ancient and timely. It is a story of a compassionate and patient God who has boundless love for all people. It is a story of Jesus Christ changing lives and transform...
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