A New RIC Community: The Well Campus Ministry (Blacksburg, VA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: The Well Campus Ministry (Blacksburg, VA). Their welcome statement reads: "The Well Lutheran Campus Ministry at Virginia Tech Welcome Statement and Covenant: “God loves us and calls us to love. We are called to welcome and affirm all, regardless of race, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, denomination affiliation, or any barrier that divides us, because God’s love unites us. Through discipleshi...
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A New RIC Community: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Claremont, CA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (Claremont, CA). Their welcome statement reads: "We at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church are called to love God, Family and Neighbor through Prayer, Teaching and Action. We welcome All because God welcomes All, regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or relationship status. We welcome all without regard to physical or mental health, so...
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A New RIC Community: All Places Together (Salem, VA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: All Places Together (Salem, VA). Their welcome statement reads: "All Places Together believes that God is with all people wherever, whoever, and however you are. We proclaim this in all we do, especially as we embrace God’s diverse creation. God created all people. God calls all people to love one another fully, deeply, and as Jesus loves us (Matthew 22:34-40; John 13:35). God’s kin-dom is more fully known when div...
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A New RIC Community: Holy Cross Lutheran Church (Salem, OR)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Holy Cross Lutheran Church (Salem, OR). Their welcome statement reads: "Galatians 3:28 - "There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” We, the community of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, proclaim the message that the Grace of our Lord is infinitely inclusive and everyone is welcome through our doors. We believe that Christ call...
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A New RIC Community: Epiphany Lutheran Church (Pickerington, OH)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Epiphany Lutheran Church (Pickerington, OH). Their welcome statement reads: "We at Epiphany Lutheran Church are followers of Jesus and we seek to live our lives according to his teachings. He welcomes us all to God’s table and teaches us to love others as he loves us. In an ongoing effort to be an intentionally inclusive congregation, we are committed to… embracing people from every race and ethnicity honoring peopl...
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A New RIC Community: Community of ChristChurch (Hillsboro, OR)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Community of ChristChurch (Hillsboro, OR). Their welcome statement reads: "Community of ChristChurch is an open and affirming Christian community who lives in God’s love and grace. We strive to welcome and include all people because we believe God loves and welcomes all people, and we commit to work for racial justice in our church and the world. Regardless of race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expre...
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A New RIC Community: St. Luke Lutheran Church (Portland, OR)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Luke Lutheran Church (Portland, OR). Their welcome statement reads: "WORSHIP: We WORSHIP God who is love, and we love because God first loved us. We believe God's love upholds, sustains, and embraces all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, race or ability. We believe that being LGBTQIA+ is a part of God’s beautiful and holy intention for equal diversity in the body of Christ. ...
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A New RIC Community: The Table (Nashville, TN)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: The Table (Nashville, TN). Their welcome statement reads: "The Table is a faith collective committed to the work of social justice and racial equity. We welcome those who are seeking God’s love and grace as a first timer or a lifer. Everyone has a seat at our table and we affirm people of all races, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, age, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions, and relationship st...
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A New RIC Community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Narberth, PA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Narberth, PA). Their welcome statement reads: "At Holy Trinity, we are growing in faith, making a difference, and open to all. You are a child of God and you are welcome here: whatever your faith commitment, experience, or level of doubt, mental or emotional health, physical abilities, financial or employment status, race, ethnicity, or primary language; whatever your gender identity, ...
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A New RIC Community: Napa Valley Lutheran Church (Napa, CA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Napa Valley Lutheran Church (Napa, CA). Their welcome statement reads: "As followers of Christ, we believe our unity is in Christ. We commit to the work of racial equity, knowing we need help in recognizing our white advantage. We commit to the work of radical affirmation. We welcome people of all races and culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, relationship status, or physical ability. We ...
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