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Virtual Auction Continues!

The Virtual Auction has gotten off to a great start, and we've added a few new items since we began:
  • A customized voicemail greeting message by Bishop Karen Oliveto (in the style of the NPR game show "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me")
  • 6 hours of ministry consultation provided by The Epicenter Group with Paul Nixon
  • Another slot for the British Baking session with RMN Organizer Helen Ryde
  • An autographed copy of Bishop Karen Oliveto's book Together At the Table
Head to the link below to browse and bid! The Virtual Auction closes on Sunday at 6pm ET | 3pm PT.
Bid in the Auction and Support RMN

New Reconciling Ministries

Please give a warm welcome to the newest Reconciling ministry of the movement:

Cornerstone UMC in Naples, FL

You can see a map of all Reconciling ministries here.

In Case You Missed It: Love Embodied
Pride Virtual Worship Service

In case you missed our Pride virtual worship service, "Love Embodied," or if you'd like to watch it again: click on the video link above. You can also show this service or any of our past services in your church or with your community.

Pride Week Schedule

This year for Pride, we're hosting events throughout the week to celebrate and honor our community. Here's the schedule. 

Sun., 6/6 - 8pm ET | 5pm PT
Pride Worship Service: Love Embodied

Love Embodied is an RMN worship service celebrating the diversity of queer and trans bodies. Service will be live-streamed on Facebook and YouTube.
Click here to RSVP on Facebook and receive a reminder of the event.

Tue., 6/8 - 12pm ET | 9pm ET
Letter-Writing to Reconciling Youth

Join us for an hour to write letters to queer, trans, and allied youth in Reconciling ministries around the connection.
RSVP and registration instructions here.

Thu., 6/10 - 8pm ET | 5pm PT
Film Screening & Discussion

Join us for a brief screening of an LGBTQ short film followed by a discussion with fellow Reconciling United Methodists.
RSVP and registration instructions here.

Sun. 6/6 9pm et | 6pm PT – Sun. 6/13 8pm ET | 5pm PT
Virtual Auction

Bid on items and experiences from artwork to a get-away, a fundraising consultation to a writers' workshop, all in support of RMN's mission. Bidding will take place online and end on Sunday the 13th with a live-streamed finale and announcements emceed by Ben Weger.

Sun., 6/13 - 8pm ET | 5pm PT
Virtual Auction Finale

At the end of the auction, catch us live-streaming on Facebook to hear the auction results! Followed by a virtual parade.

Register for a Chance to Win Marsha & Aiden Aizumi's Book!

On June 27th, come hear Marsha and Aiden Aizumi talk about their journey toward trans affirmation and celebration as mother and son. Theirs is a story of perseverance, faith, and delight.

Registrants that attend the event will also be entered to win a copy of of Marsha & Aiden's book, which has been acclaimed by gay actor George Takei and others!
Click to Register for Two Hearts, One Spirit

Reconciling Job Openings

- NEW Brecksville UMC (Brecksville, OH) - Director of Music Ministry
- NEW North UMC (Indianapolis, IN) - Minister of Youth & Young Adults
- Hamline University (St. Paul, MN) - University Chaplain & Dir. of the Wesley Center
- Hennepin Ave. UMC (Minneapolis, MN) - Associate Pastor/Minister of Discipleship
Palisades Community Church (Washington, D.C.) - Worship Coordinator
Trinity UMC (Springfield, MA)Director of Family Ministries and Connections
Resurrection MCC (Houston, TX) - Associate Pastor
- Dayspring UMC (Tempe, AZ) - Youth Ministries Coordinator
St. Stephen's UMC (Norman, OK) - Director of Care Ministries
- Glendale UMC (Nashville, TN) - Staff Pianist
- Grace UMC (Baltimore, MD) - Communications and A/V Specialist
- Bethany UMC (Madison, WI) - Director of Music
- Hope Church (Bloomington, IL) - Director of Worship
- FUMC Arlington Heights (Arlington Heights, IL) - Director of Children & Youth Ministries
- Inclusive Collective @ NIU (Chicago, IL) - Campus Ministry Resident
- Grandview UMC (Lancaster, PA) - Administrative Assistant
- Grandview UMC (Lancaster, PA) - Youth Minister and Media Production
- Arch Street UMC (Philadelphia, PA) - Worship Arts Director
- St. Matthews UMC (Acton, MA) - Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministry
- HA:N (New York, NY) - Director of Children's Ministry
- The Fountains (Fountain Hills, AZ) - Mission and Outreach Coordinator
Let us know what you think about these upcoming gatherings. 
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