Events

Find an RMN Virtual or In-Person Event

RMN holds events open to the whole Reconciling movement including guided conversations, virtual worship services, speakers from around the connection, and more. You’ll find upcoming events here.

To submit to our calendar an RMN-related event hosted by your Reconciling Ministry, click here.

RMN Virtual Auction

Last year, RMN held its first-ever virtual auction showcasing the Reconciling movement's talents, generosity, and vision to support a Church for all God's people. This year, we're doing it again! Mark your calendars for October 10-16, when we'll be auctioning off experiences, art, concert tickets, and more. We hope you'll support RMN again this year […]

Service of Repentance (by Washington Street UMC in Columbia, SC)

Washington Street UMC - Columbia, SC 1401 Washington St., Columbia, SC

Washington Street United Methodist Church (WSUMC) will be holding a Service of Repentance and Healing For the Harm Inflicted on LGBTQIA+ persons on Thursday, October 13 at 6:00 pm at WSUMC in its historic sanctuary. The service will coincide with Pride Festival weekend which will be taking place in downtown Columbia on Oct. 14-15. Individuals […]

Building an Inclusive Community Workshop (Maplewood, MN)

Christ UMC - Maplewood, MN 2500 Hudson Place, Maplewood, MN

Learn how your congregation or ministry group can become an LGBTQ+ affirming Reconciling community. Our workshop facilitator is the Rev. Dr. Israel I. Alvaran, an openly gay UMC clergy from the Philippines Conference serving as Organizer of Reconciling Ministries Network. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/mnbic2022

Building an Inclusive Community Workshop (Dayton, OH)

Grace UMC - Dayton, OH 1001 Harvard Blvd, Dayton, OH

Learn how your congregation or ministry group can become an LGBTQ+ affirming Reconciling community. Our workshop facilitator is the Rev. Dr. Israel I. Alvaran, an openly gay UMC clergy from the Philippines Conference serving as Organizer of Reconciling Ministries Network. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/bicdayton

Parents Reconciling Network Virtual Porch: Chosen Family

Every month, Parents Reconciling Network hosts a Virtual Porch for parents and allies to address ways to be more supportive and better equipped to advocate for LGBTQ+ loved ones. Join us on Tuesday, November 15 at 12 pm EST | 9 am PT to discuss chosen family and how you and your community can extend love to persons […]

Organizing Team Debriefs Jurisdictional Conferences

Curious about what happened at Jurisdictional Conferences or what RMN's Organizing Team has been up to through this season to impact LGBTQ+ justice in the Church? Join the Organizing Team to debrief and to look ahead at what’s next. This Virtual Porch will be on Thursday, November 17 at 8pm ET | 5pm PT.

Broken Horses: RMN Book Club

RMN’s first ever Book Club with Brandi Carlile’s book Broken Horses on November 29 at 8pm ET | 5pm PT. Come join the discussion as we look at Brandi’s story and reflect on our own. Support local bookstores and RMN by purchasing at our Bookshop Store.

Candlelight Vigil in Honor of Club Q Shooting Victims

Pittsburgh First UMC 5401 Centre Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

First United Methodist Church and the Pittsburgh Equality Center invite you to honor the victims of the Club Q shooting. "We must rise against hate in the strongest possible terms, we must stand together in solidarity and love with our LGBTQ+ family in Colorado Springs and demand an end to this epidemic of gun violence." […]

Pray Away Film Reflection w. Film Team Member Shae Washington

Pray Away presents the dangerous impact of conversion therapy on LGBTQ+ people. Join Parents Reconciling Network in conversation with film team member Shae Washington about the film and how it calls us into affirming ministry and advocacy.

Rally in Tallahassee for LGBTQ+ Justice

400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399 400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL

Rainbow Alliance at Christ Church United Methodist in Fort Lauderdale, FL, invites you to join them in Tallahassee, FL, for a rally for LGBTQ+ justice on Saturday, January 21, from 9am-12pm. "The purpose of the Rally is to demonstrate mass visibility, and to voice concern over legislation and executive actions that have made hundreds of […]