A New RIC Community: Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church (Garden City, SC)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Church (Garden City, SC). Their welcome statement reads: "At Shepherd of the Sea, we welcome everyone because God welcomes everyone… regardless of your ability, age, ethnicity, gender identity, life circumstances, marital status, race, or sexual orientation. Whether you are a Believer, Doubter or Seeker… Your Diversity and uniqueness are welcome. We turn away everyone that Jesus tu...
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A New RIC Community: Peace in Christ Episcopal and Lutheran Ministry (Elizabeth, CO)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Peace in Christ Episcopal and Lutheran Ministry (Elizabeth, CO). Their welcome statement reads: "YOU ARE WELCOME HERE • if you are Episcopal, Lutheran, lapsed Catholic, a former Baptist, Evangelical, a “None,” have some doubts, are looking for a place to wonder. • if you are a student, a graduate, a drop out, went to Trade School, have a PhD, GED, or no ED at all. • if you are a feminist, womanist, masculinist...
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A New RIC Community: Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (Norwood, PA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church (Norwood, PA). Their welcome statement reads: "As a Reconciling in Christ congregation, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Norwood, commits to celebrating the love of God with ALL people as we are all made in God’s image. Whatever your abilities, gender identity, sexual orientation, relationship status, race, culture, faith tradition or economic circumstance; whatever your past or pres...
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A New RIC Community: Embrace Ministries at Capital University (Columbus, OH)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Embrace Ministries at Capital University (Columbus, OH). Their welcome statement reads: "Embrace Ministries celebrates that every individual person uniquely embodies the image of God. We affirm members of any sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, race, ability, and background. Inspired by the unconditional love of God in Jesus Christ, we hear the call of the Spirit t...
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A New RIC Community: Redeemer Lutheran Church (Hinsdale, IL)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Redeemer Lutheran Church (Hinsdale, IL). Their welcome statement reads: "Made one in Christ Jesus, we, the members of Redeemer Lutheran Church seek to celebrate diversity and welcome all to fully participate in our community. We are imperfect people who have been saved by grace and we seek to continue Luther’s reformation in ourselves. We welcome you who have been ignored, rejected, or marginalized by the chur...
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A New RIC Community: Lord of Life Lutheran Church (Edmond, OK)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Lord of Life Lutheran Church (Edmond, OK). Their welcome statement reads: "At Lord of Life we welcome everyone because God welcomes everyone...regardless of your ability, age, ethnicity, gender identity, life circumstances, marital status, race, or sexual orientation. Whether you are a Believer, Doubter or Seeker...your diversity and uniqueness is welcome." Learn more about Lord of Life Lutheran Church at: ww...
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A New RIC Community: Lutheran Church of Our Savior (Patchogue, NY)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Lutheran Church of Our Savior (Patchogue, NY). Their welcome statement reads: "Lutheran Church of Our Savior is a congregation with a big heart. We all know how difficult it is to be new, but we want you to know that no matter who you are or where you find yourself in life, you are invited to join us for worship and fellowship. Come to hear God's Word, share in the Sacraments and discover new ways to reach o...
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A New RIC Community: Central Lutheran Church (Minneapolis, MN)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Central Lutheran Church (Minneapolis, MN). Their welcome statement reads: "YOU ARE WELCOME. NO EXCEPTIONS. Central Lutheran Church experiences God’s expansive love and strives to share it abundantly. We affirm all people without regard to age, race, biological sex, housing status, ethnicity, sexual orientation, immigration, refugee or migration status, gender identity or expression, socioeconomic status, and phy...
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A New RIC Community: First Lutheran Church (Lone Rock, WI)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: First Lutheran Church (Lone Rock, WI). Their welcome statement reads: "ALL people are welcome at First Lutheran, with no exceptions. We thank God for the gift of diversity, and we welcome people of every nationality, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, language, socioeconomic status, level of physical or mental ability, religious identity, and life experience. We ask God to help and guid...
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A New RIC Community: St. John’s Lutheran Church (Brooklyn, NY)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. John's Lutheran Church (Brooklyn, NY). Their welcome statement reads: "Because we are loved by Jesus, the members of St. John's Lutheran Church declare explicitly, publicly and joyfully that all people are made in the image and likeness of God, and that God has made us siblings in Christ. Therefore, we join a long and ongoing movement of faith communities to state we are a Reconciling in Christ congregation, ...
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