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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A New RIC Community: Emanuel Lutheran Church (Hartford, CT)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Emanuel Lutheran Church (Hartford, CT). Their welcome statement reads: "Recognizing that we live in a broken world, Christ calls us to reconciliation and wholeness. As members of Emanuel Lutheran Church and children of a loving and merciful God, we acknowledge that this reconciliation extends to people of any gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, race, culture, physical or mental ability, e...
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A New RIC Community: St. John’s Lutheran Church (Evansville, WI)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. John's Lutheran Church (Evansville, WI). Their welcome statement reads: "Jesus commands us to love one another. We welcome all, regardless of race or culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or relationship status. We welcome all without regard to addictions, physical or mental health, past misdeeds, socio-economic circumstances, immigration status, or anything that too often divides u...
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A New RIC Community: St. John’s Lutheran Church (Minneapolis, MN)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. John's Lutheran Church (Minneapolis, MN). Their welcome statement reads: "St John’s is a Reconciling in Christ congregation that celebrates and cares for all people. As followers of Christ, who calls us to reconciliation and wholeness through baptism, the members of St John’s Lutheran Church welcome all who are seeking God. We affirm that this reconciliation extends to people of all gender identities and...
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A New RIC Community: Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church (Brockton, MA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church (Brockton, MA). Their welcome statement reads: "Welcoming Statement: We commit to be a Reconciling in Christ congregation. As followers of Christ, we, the people of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church are compelled by the Gospel to seek reconciliation and wholeness in the world that is all too often an unloving place. We affirm the worth and dignity of all persons without...
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A New RIC Community: St. Stephen Lutheran Church (Longwood, FL)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: St. Stephen Lutheran Church (Longwood, FL). Their welcome statement reads: "As a Reconciling in Christ congregation, St Stephen Lutheran Church commits to celebrating the love of God with ALL people as you are made in God's image. Whatever your abilities, gender identification, sexual orientation, relationship status, race, culture, faith tradition or economic circumstance; whatever your past or present - or if y...
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A New RIC Community: Bethlehem Lutheran Church (Auburn, CA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Bethlehem Lutheran Church (Auburn, CA). Their welcome statement reads: "Welcome! As followers of Jesus who aspire to create a safe community that communicates God’s unconditional love for the world, we welcome all. All abilities All ages All ethnicities All gender identities All life circumstances All sexual orientations No matter who you are, where you’re from, what you’ve experienced, how you believ...
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A New RIC Community: Christ Trinity Church (Sheffield, MA)

Help ReconcilingWorks welcome the newest Reconciling in Christ (RIC) community: Christ Trinity Church (Sheffield, MA). Their welcome statement reads: "Christ Trinity Church, an Episcopal-Lutheran worshiping community, welcomes you to worship with us in the care, comfort and safety of our church home. The following statement was true in 1868 when the first building of Christ Church Episcopal was consecrated, and it is still true today: “We have a building capable of seating one-hundred perso...
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