As a ReconcilingWorks Ambassador, your role is to work in partnership with the national office staff in supporting faith communities in their Reconciling in Christ (RIC) journey. The RIC journey is grounded on building relationships in community. An ambassador helps create relationships within the network of the program, supporting faith communities to engage in the RIC journey and the resources available to them. Together we will create RIC communities where folx can grow in their faith with intention welcome, inclusion and celebration of LGBTQIA+ people in all its diversity.
As a ReconcilingWorks Co-Facilitator, your primary role is to work in partnership with the national office staff in facilitating trainings that raising awareness and support of ReconcilingWorks and the Reconciling in Christ (RIC) program. As a co-facilitator you will create opportunities for engagement in the holy ministry of welcome, inclusion, and celebration of people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. Your leadership as a co-facilitator creates new moments for learning and relationship building in striving to deepen and expand the RIC program.
Important Dates to Note
Applications will be open from January 15, 2021 and end February 28, 2021.
Volunteer Interview Dates:
March 16 - 18, and 23 - 25, 2021, between 1-4 PM CT
Train the Trainer Dates:
Bias & Its Impact on Welcome, April 30, 2021 from 5:30 - 8:30 PM CT
Let's Talk SOGIE!, May 1, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM CT
Consent in Community Building, May 1, 2021 from 1:30 - 4:30 PM CT
Building an Inclusive Church, May 8-9, 2021 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM CT each day
As you discern these two volunteer positions, please take some time to look over the Covenant for ReconcilingWorks Volunteer Expectations and Accountability, here.
ReconcilingWorks would like to extend our deepest gratitude for all the time and dedication that our Regional Coordinators have put into this faithful ministry over the years! As we sunset the Regional Coordinator program and move into this new volunteer program, we give thanks to Mary Ann Nelson, Rick Pribbernow, Rev. Elaine Watskey, Anita Larson Andres, Mary Ann Caruso, Merton Spencer, Rev. Brenda Maynor, Scott Binde, and Carol Dunn.