Reconciled In Christ

What does it mean?

The purpose of the Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Program is to ensure the welcome, inclusion, celebration, and advocacy for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions; work for racial equity and commit to anti-racist work and support the national program.

In order to become a Reconciling in Christ Congregation a church must meet the following requirements:

Clearly state a welcome to people of “all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions” or “LGBTQIA+” and name its commitment to “racial equity” or “anti-racism” in its welcome statement.
Be open to calling an LGBTQIA+ and Black, Brown, Indigenous, Person of Color (BIPOC) Rostered Leader.
Allow sanctuary/community space/ to be used for LGBTQIA+ weddings and blessings.
Make a meaningful contribution annually to support the national RIC program.

For more information please visit the RIC website.