A New RIC Community: FedUp Ministries (Ann Arbor, MI)

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)

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)

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)

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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A New RIC Community: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Claremont, CA)

A New RIC Community: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Claremont, CA)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Claremont, CA). Their welcome statement reads: "We at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church are called to love God, Family and Neighbor through Prayer, Teaching and Action. We welcome All because God welcomes All, regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or relationship status. We welcome all without regard to physical or mental health, so...
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A New RIC Community: All Places Together (Salem, VA)

A New RIC Community: All Places Together (Salem, VA)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: All Places Together (Salem, VA). Their welcome statement reads: "All Places Together believes that God is with all people wherever, whoever, and however you are. We proclaim this in all we do, especially as we embrace God’s diverse creation. God created all people. God calls all people to love one another fully, deeply, and as Jesus loves us (Matthew 22:34-40; John 13:35). God’s kin-dom is more fully known when div...
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A New RIC Community: Holy Cross Lutheran Church (Salem, OR)

A New RIC Community: Holy Cross Lutheran Church (Salem, OR)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Holy Cross Lutheran Church (Salem, OR). Their welcome statement reads: "Galatians 3:28 - "There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” We, the community of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, proclaim the message that the Grace of our Lord is infinitely inclusive and everyone is welcome through our doors. We believe that Christ call...
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A New RIC Community: Epiphany Lutheran Church (Pickerington, OH)

A New RIC Community: Epiphany Lutheran Church (Pickerington, OH)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Epiphany Lutheran Church (Pickerington, OH). Their welcome statement reads: "We at Epiphany Lutheran Church are followers of Jesus and we seek to live our lives according to his teachings. He welcomes us all to God’s table and teaches us to love others as he loves us. In an ongoing effort to be an intentionally inclusive congregation, we are committed to… embracing people from every race and ethnicity honoring peopl...
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A New RIC Community: Community of ChristChurch (Hillsboro, OR)

A New RIC Community: Community of ChristChurch (Hillsboro, OR)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Community of ChristChurch (Hillsboro, OR). Their welcome statement reads: "Community of ChristChurch is an open and affirming Christian community who lives in God’s love and grace. We strive to welcome and include all people because we believe God loves and welcomes all people, and we commit to work for racial justice in our church and the world. Regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expre...
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