A New RIC Community: The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Living Word (Roselyn, PA)

A New RIC Community: The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Living Word (Roselyn, PA)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Living Word (Roselyn, PA). Their welcome statement reads: "Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you…We welcome all who are seeking God’s love and grace. We welcome all because God welcomes all, regardless of race or culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, or relationship status. We welcome all without regard to addictions, physical or mental health,...
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A New RIC Community: Emmanuel Lutheran Church (Prescott Valley, AZ)

A New RIC Community: Emmanuel Lutheran Church (Prescott Valley, AZ)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Emmanuel Lutheran Church (Prescott Valley, AZ). Their welcome statement reads: We are an inclusive faith community that seeks to live the Word and Way of Christ's unconditional love. This means that like Christ, we believe each person is a beloved child of God, regardless of shape, size, economic status, religious background, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender identity, or anything else that could divide us. ...
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A New RIC Community: Lutheran Church of the Reformation (West Long Branch, NJ)

A New RIC Community: Lutheran Church of the Reformation (West Long Branch, NJ)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Lutheran Church of the Reformation (West Long Branch, NJ) Their welcome statement reads: Believing that Christ’s welcome is unconditional 1) Believing that in that unconditional welcome we have access to God’s saving love 2) Believing that God’s unconditional saving love is for the whole world 3) The people of God, members of the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, West Long Branch, publicly affirm their welco...
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A New RIC Community: St. Mark Lutheran Church (Norwich, CT)

A New RIC Community: St. Mark Lutheran Church (Norwich, CT)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Mark Lutheran Church (Norwich, CT) Their welcome statement reads: At St. Mark Lutheran Church, all people – and yes that means you! – are welcome here. You are welcome in this home of compassion, support, care and comfort. You are welcome in this home which is centered in Christ; filled with love, service and music. You are welcome in this home just as you are, with every burden and blessing, every old scar and ...
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A New RIC Community: St. Philip Lutheran Church (Glenview, IL)

A New RIC Community: St. Philip Lutheran Church (Glenview, IL)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Philip Lutheran Church (Glenview, IL) Their welcome statement reads: God loves you as you are - your race, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, socio-economic and employment status, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, and religious background - and so do we. You are welcome here! Learn more about St. Philip Lutheran Church at http://www.stphilip.info/.
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A New RIC Community: First Lutheran Church (Malden, MA)

A New RIC Community: First Lutheran Church (Malden, MA)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: First Lutheran Church (Malden, MA). Their welcome statement reads: First Lutheran Church is called to the ministry of reconciliation. We embrace as a gift the diversity of our neighbor¬hood and the world. We celebrate our human family’s diversity of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity, age, faith history, economic status, marital status, physical and mental ability, and education. We affirm t...
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A New RIC Community: St. James Lutheran Church (Western Springs, IL)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. James Lutheran Church (Western Springs, IL). Their welcome statement reads: As followers of Christ who has made us one, we at St. James Lutheran Church are led by the gospel to seek reconciliation and wholeness in a world that is far too often an unloving place. Therefore, all of God’s children are welcome here. Regardless of race, ethnicity, skin color, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressio...
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A New RIC Community: Community Lutheran Church (Summerfield, NC)

A New RIC Community: Community Lutheran Church (Summerfield, NC)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Community Lutheran Church (Summerfield, NC). Their welcome statement reads: "No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, You are welcome here! If you are young or old, You are welcome! If you have brown skin, black skin, white skin, yellow skin or any color of skin You are welcome! If you are married or single You are welcome! If you are lesbian, gay, or straight You are welcome! ...
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A New RIC Community: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church (Valatie, NY)

A New RIC Community: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church (Valatie, NY)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Valatie, NY. Their welcome statement reads: "As followers of Jesus Christ, who calls us to reconciliation, wholeness and to love one another as God has loved us, we, the members of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Valatie, commit to being a Reconciling in Christ congregation and welcome all who are seeking God. Believing that all are one in Christ, and aware that many have experienced e...
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A New RIC Community: Trinity Lutheran Church (Evanston, IL)

A New RIC Community: Trinity Lutheran Church (Evanston, IL)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Trinity Lutheran Church in Evanston, IL. Their welcome statement reads: "Our congregation, Trinity Lutheran Church, understands that our mission, as disciples of Jesus is to embody the scriptural call to foster wholeness of community by drawing all people together in love. We are, as St. Paul writes, ambassadors of reconciliation for the Christ through whom we are reconciled to God. We are agents of healing in ...
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