A New RIC Community: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Madison & Verona, WI)

A New RIC Community: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Madison & Verona, WI)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Madison & Verona, WI). Their welcome statement reads: "You are Welcome Here. We welcome all to Good Shepherd. Everyone. Without exception. This welcome includes those shunned by society and by churches because of their race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental abilities, financial resources, and family status, no matter what you have do...
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A New RIC Community: Spirit of Christ Community Lutheran Church (St. Louis Park, MN)

A New RIC Community: Spirit of Christ Community Lutheran Church (St. Louis Park, MN)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Spirit of Christ Community Lutheran Church (St. Louis Park, MN). Their welcome statement reads: "In Christ, we worship and grow in faith-and growing in faith as community, we reach out to serve. As a Reconciling in Christ congregation, we celebrate our diversity of age, ability, race, gender identity, sexual orientation, culture, and citizenship." Learn more about Spirit of Christ Community Lutheran Church a...
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A New RIC Community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Ankeny, IA)

A New RIC Community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Ankeny, IA)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Ankeny, IA). Their welcome statement reads: "Grace, peace, and welcome to you in the name of the blessed, Holy Trinity – Father, Son and Holy Spirit. We are people simultaneously faithful and afraid; broken and redeemed; joyful and struggling to keep it together. Together, we strive to share God’s love by loving our neighbors and loving creation. Even though we don’t know you yet, we ...
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A New RIC Community: St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (Rockville, MD)

A New RIC Community: St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (Rockville, MD)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (Rockville, MD). Their welcome statement reads: "Called to fulfill our baptismal covenant, while seeking reconciliation with God and with people, we live in faithfulness, through Jesus Christ, by: Trusting in God, we believe there is a place for people of all ages and physical and mental abilities at the Lord’s table. Proclaiming Christ in word and deed, we open ...
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A New RIC Community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (San Carlos, CA)

A New RIC Community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (San Carlos, CA)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (San Carlos, CA). Their welcome statement reads: "Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in San Carlos celebrates and shares God’s gifts by worshiping together, caring for each other, and doing God’s work in the community and beyond. We believe that Christ has made us one body with many members, sharing in God’s grace and unconditional love. We joyfully welcome ALL people, without exc...
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A New RIC Community: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (Winnipeg, MB)

A New RIC Community: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (Winnipeg, MB)
Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Mark's Lutheran Church (Winnipeg, MB). Their welcome statement reads: "All are welcome to be who they are in this community. People of all gender identities, sexual orientations, abilities, races and socioeconomic backgrounds share in a claim to God’s abundant grace. We grieve that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and two-spirited people have suffered exclusion and damaging mistreat...
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A New RIC Community: St. Paul Lutheran Church (Portland, OR)

A New RIC Community: St. Paul Lutheran Church (Portland, OR)
  Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Paul Lutheran Church (Portland, OR). Their welcome statement reads: "St. Paul Lutheran Church welcomes all who are seeking God's love and grace in their lives.  We believe that we are called into relationship with God, each other, and all of God's creation.  We welcome all because God welcomes all regardless of race or culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or relations...
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A New RIC Community: First English Evangelical Lutheran Church (Baltimore, MD)

A New RIC Community: First English Evangelical Lutheran Church (Baltimore, MD)
  Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: First English Evangelical Lutheran Church (Baltimore, MD). Their welcome statement reads: "We are a Reconciling in Christ Congregation that welcomes our LGBTQIA friends. We welcome people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions. We welcome seekers and doubters, bleeding hearts and jaded cynics, the lost, the found… and you! Because of who Jesus is, we extend a special welc...
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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)

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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