St. Mark’s received the following notification in March:
Dear Partners in Ministry at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Congratulations on adopting an Affirmation of Welcome state-ment for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Reconciling Works is proud to have your community as a partner in this Holy ministry where all people are welcomed, included and celebrated. Reconciling Works prays the journey of adopting this affirmation of welcome will strengthen and enrich the faith lives within your community. Reconciling Works will add your community to the roster of Reconciling in Christ (RIC) settings. With your community’s addition, the RIC roster now exceeds 800 communities! Look for your community on the map here:


Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

Florida Bahamas Synod