Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Today is #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is here! ReconcilingWorks invites you to take part in this national celebration of giving. The news is awash in reports of Black Friday and Cyber Monday spending--let's start a news cycle today about #GivingTuesday giving.

The staff of ReconcilngWorks believes
Reconciling Works in St. Paul.  Help them celebrate #GivingTuesday!
Here's what you can do to celebrate #GivingTuesday:

* Visit our #GivingTuesday online site and make a donation to support the work of ReconcilingWorks: Lutherans for Full Participation. The Arcus Foundation's Gay and Lesbian Fund has provided $7,500 in matching funds.

* Hear the stories of ReconcilingWorks members across the country as they tell about how reconciling works in their community. Or, see us on Facebook.

* Send us a photo of you, your family, and friends holding a sign that says:

John Carter, secretary for the Board of
believes reconciling works in Baltimore

         I/We believe reconciling works!

           [Your city and state]

Send photos by email to Tim Fisher and we'll post them on Facebook and/or on the ReconcilingWorks blog.

See below for more examples!

* Keep visiting our Facebook and blog sites periodically during the day today to see photos sent by others who believe that Reconciling works. 

* Post updates on your own Facebook and Twitter timelines about why Reconciling matters to you, using the @ReconcilingWrks handle and #GivingTuesday hashtag.

See more information about the national #GivingTuesday movement.

The congregation of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Port Jervis, New York,
believes Reconciling Works!

Nicole Garcia, Co-Chair for the Board of ReconcilingWorks, believes reconciling works in Denver

The Eastwood family—Emily, Bob, and Martha—believes Reconciling Works in Richardson Texas.

The Brauer-Rieke family—Gretchen, Bishop Dave, Ryan and Clare—believes ReconcilingWorks in Seattle and Portland.

Patricia Mokoena and Thabiso believe Reconciling Works in St. Paul
Michelle, Lauren, and Luke Morse-Wendt believe Reconciling Works in St. Paul

The Revs. Fred Kinsey and Kim Beckmann believe Reconciling Works in Chicago.

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