First Church is a Reconciling Ministry = Full Inclusion

What is “Reconciling Ministry”?  Recently our congregation voted unanimously to become a Reconciling Congregation and to join the Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN).
At this same congregational meeting we revised our welcoming statement to read:
First Church is a vibrant, accepting congregation that welcomes all who seek God, inclusive of age, race, education, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and special needs.
Below you are some  links to help you learn more about RMN and what it means to be a Reconciling Congregation.

To visit the RMN website click here.
To learn about RMN’s description of the reconciling process click here
To read the Bishop’s Open Letter to the Northern Illinois Conference click here
To read a digest of Judicial Council rulings related to Reconciling Congregation designation click here

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