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 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.

August 2017 Blog Ideas

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

  • August 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This day highlights the importance of implementing the rights of indigenous people all over the world.
  • August 12: International Youth Day. What role do young people play in the LGBTQ and UMC community?
  • August 19: World Humanitarian Day. This day commemorates those who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the world.
  • August 21: Senior Citizen’s Day. Does your cause help seniors? Honor a volunteer or staff member who is a senior.
  • August 26: Women’s Equality Day. How has women having equal rights affected the Reconciling movement?
May 2017 Blog Ideas

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

  • College Graduation – What it is like going through gradation as an LGBTQ person and thinking about your future?
  • Mother’s Day – What impact has your mother or mom-like figure made in your life as a queer or trans person?
  • Memorial Day – What does this day symbolize for you? Do you have any fallen LGBTQ service members you wish to highlight or reflect on?
  • Annual Conferences – How are you feeling as we move into Annual Conference season? Are there any particular topics or things you will be discussing in your respective AC in reference to LGBTQ issues?
April 2017 Blog Ideas

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

  • April 1 – April Fool’s Day – How does the spirit of humor or fun permeate your existence?
  • April 7 – World Health Day – What is the importance of health awareness and resources for LGBTQ individuals?
  • April 10 – Passover begins – How does Passover tie into your journey?
  • April 16 – Easter Sunday – How does Resurrection play a role in your life?
  • April 22 – Earth Day – Are you an environmentally-conscious person? How does this relate to your call and identity?
  • April is also:
    • National Poetry Month so send us a haiku, a limerick, a prose poem, or however your poetic muse inspires you to show off your creativity!
    • Stress Awareness Month – what are some practices for self-care you have incorporated as an LGBTQ individual or ally?
    • Sexual Assault Awareness Month – LGBTQ folx are exceptionally susceptible to sexual assault. How do you advocate for awareness?

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