A New RIC Community: St. James Lutheran Church (Rock Island, IL)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. James Lutheran Church (Rock Island, IL). Their welcome statement reads: “In our awareness that we are all broken people, we rejoice in God’s abundant grace. Therefore, we welcome all who are seeking God’s love and forgiveness regardless of national origin or ancestry, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, abilities, beliefs, political views, financial resources, or family status. There will always ...
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A New RIC Community: St. John Lutheran Church (Danielson, CT)

  Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. John Lutheran Church (Danielson, CT). Their welcome statement reads: "Who is welcome here at St. John Lutheran Church? If you are Asian, Hispanic, Black or White... If you are male or female or transgender.... If you are three days old, 30 years old, or 103 years old... If you’ve never stepped foot in a church; or if you are Buddhist, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, agnostic, or...
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A New RIC Community: Ascension Lutheran Church (Milwaukee, WI)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Ascension Lutheran Church (Milwaukee, WI). Their welcome statement reads: "Our present mission statement is: "We are One church, One Body, One Spirit, growing together in Christ by proclaiming the Good News and Serving All People." It is our mission to build a church that embodies the teaching of Jesus Christ; and to maintain a comfortable, relaxed, and peaceful atmosphere for growth and learning in a multicu...
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The 750th RIC Community: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (Indianapolis, IN)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome and celebrate the 750th Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (Indianapolis, IN). Their welcome statement reads: "Our Redeemer Lutheran Church has committed to being a Reconciling in Christ congregation. We all are one in the body of Christ. None of us is greater or lesser in the eyes of God. You are welcome, whoever you are: queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and straight; rich and poor; transgender and cisgender; young and old; th...
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A New RIC Community: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (Woburn, MA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (Woburn, MA). Their welcome statement reads: "Living out the unconditional love of God, in Christ, we the people of Redeemer welcome you. We honor you, and all that makes you who you are: your sexual orientation, your gender identity, your race, your ethnicity, your age, your physical or mental challenges, your financial resources, your family circumstances." Learn more about ...
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A New RIC Community: Our Third Space (Gresham, OR)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Our Third Space (Gresham, OR). Their welcome statement reads: “All Are Welcome! If you are Asian, Hispanic, Black or White… If you are male or female or transgender.... If you are three days old, 30 years old, or 103 years old… If you’ve never stepped foot in a church; or if you are Buddhist, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, agnostic, or are a lifelong Lutheran… If you are single, partnered, marri...
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Christ Lutheran Church on Capitol Hill (Saint Paul, MN)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Christ Lutheran Church on Capitol Hill (Saint Paul, MN). Their welcome statement reads: “Our mission statement describes our congregational identity as a 'diverse people brought together by the grace of God.' That identity is inclusive of all people – of every race, national origin, immigration status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical or mental ability, socio-economic status, famil...
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A New RIC Community: Christ the King Lutheran Church (Nashua, NH)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Christ the King Lutheran Church (Nashua, NH). Their welcome statement reads: “We are a diverse, caring, open, and affirming community composed of people of all backgrounds, races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, and gender identities united in Christ. We ask questions, grow, pray, laugh, cry, make music, and break bread together. Wherever you are on your journey, we invite you to join us in the mission we s...
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A New RIC Community: Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church (Seattle, WA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church (Seattle, WA). Their welcome statement reads: “As people made one in the waters of baptism, we believe our lives and faith are strengthened by diversity. We strive to be a community that welcomes people of every ability, age, citizenship status, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, language, life circumstance, marital status, political perspective, race, and sexual orientat...
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A New RIC Community: Emanuel Lutheran Church (Dallas, TX)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Emanuel Lutheran Church (Dallas, TX). Their welcome statement reads: “We, as members of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Dallas, Texas welcome all who are seeking God’s love and grace. We welcome all because God welcomes all, regardless of race or culture, country of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or relationship status. We welcome all without regard to addictions, physical or menta...
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