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A Reconciling Congregation

“All this is from God, who reconciled us to God through Christ,
and has given us the ministry of reconciliation.”
II Corinthians 5:18

Believing that all persons are created in God’s image and are of sacred worth, that Jesus’ message was one of inclusion of those rejected by mainstream society, and that each member makes inherent and valuable contributions to the Body of Christ, the members of Trinity United Methodist Church, Springfield, Massachusetts welcome into this congregation all people of every age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic condition, family structure, and physical or mental ability.

This statement was unanimously approved at Trinity’s Annual Charge Conference on: November 12th, 2013

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~ Process Coach Training at Trinity

Trinity has hosted a Process Coach Training for over a dozen Reconciling Methodists from as far away as Washington, D.C. and western New York.  Each person was trained on how to assist a congregation through the discernment and reconciliation process, with the hope of adding more congregations to the growing Reconciling Movement.  For more information on the Reconciling Ministries Network or to request a Process Coach for your congregation, please visit their web-site:

http://www.rmnetwork.org

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