A new RIC community: First Evangelical Lutheran Church (Mesa, AZ)

ReconcilingWorks is proud to present our newest RIC congregation: First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mesa, AZ!

Their welcome statement reads: “First Evangelical Lutheran Church/La Primera is committed to being a radically loving and Welcoming community of faith, centered in the Good News of Jesus Christ. Therefore, in faithfulness to the Gospel and our Lutheran heritage, and to the best of our ability, we promise to provide programs, ministries, and pastoral care to all who seek God in this place. All are welcome here. That means we welcome you: If you are Native, Asian, Latino, African American, or Caucasian… If you are male, female, or any other gender identity… If you are 3 days old, 33 years old, or 103 years old… If you’ve never set foot in a church; or if you are Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim, Roman Catholic, Mormon, agnostic or a life-long Lutheran… If English is your first, second, or third language… If you are single, married, divorced, separated or partnered…. If you are straight, gay, lesbian, or bisexual… If you have, or had, addictions, phobias, or a criminal record… If you are rich, middle-class, struggling, a starving student, or homeless… If you are fully-abled, disabled, or a person of differing abilities… All saints and sinners are welcome here!”

Join them for worship on Friday or Saturday evenings, or Sunday mornings, and visit them online at http://www.firstevlutheran.com/