Tag: Social Justice and Advocacy

19
May

Nativity Is Now a RIC Congregation

On Tuesday, May 17, Nativity Council passed the resolution that Nativity Lutheran Church become a Reconciling in Christ Congregation. We celebrate that Nativity is now a RIC Congregation, and we aspire to continue the work of welcoming, including, celebrating, and advocating for LGBTQIA+ people in this faith community and the greater church. Nativity Council President, […]

15
Feb

Black History Month Resources

February gives homage to Black History. This is a time to enhance your children’s knowledge about the vast accomplishments of African American people who paved the way for current and future generations. Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and recognition of their central role in U.S. history. Since 1976, […]

17
Jan

4th Annual MLK Day “The King Lives – Call Us What We Carry” Event

January 17, 2022, at 11:00 am This intergenerational, virtual event will bring together speakers of all ages to re-enact segments of speeches made by a world changer of their choosing. Music and spoken word performances will also be celebrated. It is our collective responsibility to ensure that the words and the stories of changemakers continue […]

17
Dec

Get to Know Your RIC Team – New Videos Posted

Do you know who’s on Nativity’s Reconciling in Christ Core Team? Get to know the group in this new video series where team members introduce themselves, share why they joined the RIC Core Team, and answer LGBTQ+ questions important to them. Meet Bryan Helminiak Meet Alex Bailey  Meet Barb Peterson Meet Riya Chattopadhyay Meet Ben […]

18
Oct

Bread for the World

Use your voice (and hands) to advocate. Saturday, Oct. 16, and Sunday, October 17 Please join us at a table before and after all services to write a letter to your Senator or Representative, advocating the need for continued Nutrition programs at home and worldwide. Sample letters will be available as well as addresses of […]

17
Oct

Bread for the World

Use your voice (and hands) to advocate. Saturday, Oct. 16, and Sunday, October 17 Please join us at a table before and after all services to write a letter to your Senator or Representative, advocating the need for continued Nutrition programs at home and worldwide. Sample letters will be available as well as addresses of […]

05
Oct

Bread for the World

Use your words, and hands, to advocate for hunger awareness. Before and after all worship services on Saturday, Oct. 16, and Sunday, October 17 you are invited to write a letter to your Senator or Representative. The letter-writing campaign is to advocate the need for continued Nutrition programs at home and worldwide. Sample letters will […]

13
Jul

Mental Health Resources for CYF

Addressing the mental health needs of children is the responsibility of all community members. Children and youth learn from their parents, caregivers, family members, teachers, doctors – the adults they are taught to respect and rely on. In these roles, we impact how children and youth think about and care for their own mental health […]

21
Jun

LGBTQIA+ Resources

Youth & Young Adult Resources All in God’s Family: Creating Allies for Our LGBT Families Giving you opportunities to gather with other members of your congregation to pray, to learn, to share, and to work together to transform your lives, your congregation, and your world into a loving place in which God’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, […]