Why Give

Funding the Mission is Part of the Mission

Deepen & Expand the Reconciling in Christ Program

  • Provides outreach and education for congregations on their Reconciling in Christ (RIC) journey
  • Resource creation, production, and shipping across the map
  • Strengthens relationships with current RIC settings reminding us all: this holy work is never done

Dismantle Injustice Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity & Expression, Race, Ethnicity & Other Categories through a Lutheran Lens

  • Bring advocacy out into the community as people of faith for LGBTQIA+ protections.
  • Be a Lutheran faith voice in society in support of LGBTQIA+ people and families.
  • LGBTQIA+ bodies come in all bodies, so our holy work must be intersectional and ecumenical.

Build & Strengthen Relationships with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) & the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC)

  • Build and strengthen relationships with bishops by attending the conference of bishops.
  • Engage with churchwide staff and church council to ensure LGBTQIA+-inclusive policies are implemented.
  • Continue to move the church to be its best self for LGBTQIA+ people and others in the margins through policy updates.

Sustainably Fund the Mission

  • Financial sustainability.
  • Healthy income.
  • Creates opportunities to vision and dream about this holy work in news ways.