A New RIC Community: St. Stephen Lutheran (Bloomington, MN)


Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Stephen Lutheran Church (Bloomington, MN).

Their welcome statement reads:

“Who is welcome at St. Stephen Lutheran Church? We welcome all who are seeking God’s love and grace. It matters not if you: are Asian, Hispanic, Indigenous, Black or White, male or female… are three days old, 30 years old, or 103 years old… are uneducated, educated, or highly educated or over-educated… make six-figures, or are able to pay your bills, or overwhelmed with debt… never stepped foot in a church; are Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, agnostic, or a lifelong Lutheran… dress as though you are coming from work or from the gym… are single, married, divorced, separated, or partnered… are straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender… are a Republican, Democrat, Independent, Socialist, any other political party, or not registered to vote… have, or had, addictions, phobias, regrets, or a criminal record… struggle with dementia or memory loss… live in your home or with your parents, in supportive care, rent, or are homeless… are a refugee, citizen, immigrant, documented or undocumented… are fully-abled, disabled or a person of differing abilities… It matters not… You are welcome at St. Stephen Lutheran Church!

‘There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus. – Galatians 3:28′”

Learn more about St. Stephen Lutheran Church at: http://www.ststephen.net.