LEAD Values Cards

One of the fundamental elements of moving forward as a ministry is identifying the values that matter most as a community. LEAD Values Cards provide a fun, engaging way to help any group begin the conversation about what values are most important to them. What’s...

Faithful Metrics

“If congregations spend all their time measuring the same things that other nonprofits focus on without bothering to set metrics that are faith based, why do they exist? Isn’t this missing the point?” -from Faithful Metrics The past is a powerful influencer of the...

RIC Congregational Assessment

What speed should your community’s Reconciling in Christ (RIC) journey be paced? The congregational self-assessment tool is designed to pace your welcoming process and take the temperature of your congregation’s overall temperament when considering extending a...

Building an Inclusive Church

A good way to begin the Reconciling in Christ (RIC) conversation is through the Building an Inclusive Church toolkit and training. A Building an Inclusive Church (BIC) training helps you design and implement a journey for your congregation to publicly and...

Reconciling in Christ

The Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Program is for congregations, synods, colleges, seminaries, and other Lutheran organizations. Lutheran communities that publicly welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are accepted onto the Reconciling in Christ roster...