Share your story or submit a blog!

Welcome to the Reconciling Ministries Network family! We’re so happy you’ve decided to share your story with us.

If you’re wanting to share why you’re committed to #BeTheWayForward, you’ve come to the right place!

There are so many ways you might share this story with us. Here are just a few of many suggestions:

  • Write a blog post about how you are being a part of the way forward for The UMC.
  • Send a short paragraph about why you are a monthly auto-giver, and why it’s important to you.
  • Record a video about why you’re committed to the Reconciling movement.

If this is your first time or you’re a returning contributor please read below:

  • Review our RMN Blogger Guidelines.
    • Blogs must be submitted as word documents.
  • Check out some of our suggestions for monthly blog topics below.
  • If you’re a new contributor:
    • You will need to submit a photo of yourself (or whatever you feel comfortable submitting) that is at least 80x80 pixels.
    • Additionally, you need to submit a 3-5 sentence biography for your author profile.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to email

For a list of current blogs, visit here.

November 2017 Blog Ideas


(These are just suggestions. We accept submissions on topics related to RMN’s mission.)


  • November 1:  Veterans Day. What is your experience as an LGBTQ veteran? Is there a particular LGBTQ veteran that you want to lift up?
  • November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance. Why is this day necessary? What does it mean to you? What are 7 ways we can make sure next year is better than this year for our trans siblings?
  • November 23:  What are you thankful for this year? Why are you thankful you are an LGBTQ person?
  • November 27: Harvey Milk was assassinated this day in 1978. What did he mean to the LGBTQ movement? What about his life is essential that we carry on for a brighter future?
December 2017 Blog Ideas


(These are just suggestions. We accept submissions on topics related to RMN’s mission.)


  • December 10: Human Rights Day. What human rights have you seen LGBTQ people gain? What rights do LGBTQ persons still lack? Why is this conversation important?
  • Advent Season: What does Advent mean to you? Why is this time of anticipation and preparation important?
  • December 25: Christmas Day. What kind of new life comes with the birth of Christ? What does Christmas Day mean to you this year?
January 2018 Blog Ideas


(These are just suggestions. We accept submissions on topics related to RMN’s mission.)


  • January 1:  New Years Day. What are your hopes for this new year for The UMC? The world?
  • January 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day. What can the church and world continue to learn from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? How are you celebrating this holiday?
  • January 27: Holocaust Remembrance Day. How can we honor the lives lost in the Holocaust? Is there someone, in particular, you would like to lift up? How do we need to be committed to justice to ensure that a horror like this won’t happen again?

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