Reconciling in Christ Tag

Age-Old Infighting In our Gospel today (Matthew 5:13-20), Jesus calls us to dedicate ourselves to be salt and light in the world, in order to witness to the kingdom of God in our midst.  As we think of our own flavor and illumination that we bring...

We focus this RIC Sunday asking the question, "How do we advocate for our marginalized siblings and those who are the most vulnerable in the room?" It is a service to set our hearts and eyes to God, asking for grace and forgiveness, leading us...

Welcome Statement Approved An update from Pastor Chris Enstad and Board President Andrew Seaborg At a special congregational meeting Sunday, September 29, the congregation voted 167-13 to approve a new Welcome Statement recommended by the Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Task Force. The vote also recommends to the...

When is the meeting? Sunday, September 29 at Noon. Where is the meeting being held? Sanctuary – Madison Campus. Will there be Child Care? Yes. Will the service be recorded? Yes. However, the service will not be streamed. What is the proposed welcoming statement? “We welcome all to Good Shepherd. Everyone. Without exception....

Practicing hospitality through actions and words For the past two years, a task force of concerned Good Shepherd members has been prayerfully working through the Reconciling in Christ process as laid out by Reconciling Works. I am humbled and grateful for the results of this slow...

A Four Session Study You are invited to participate in “Dialogues On: Sexuality”, a 4 session study led by Pastor Dara Schuller-Hanson and sponsored by the Reconciling in Christ Task Force. Topics will include: "Why talk about gender in church?", "Sex and Marriage" and "Are all...