Lutherans Concerned Records

Span Dates: 1974-1994
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 10.5 linear feet


The collection consists of national assembly files, national assembly binders, audio recordings, videotapes, photographs, board records and correspondence with other gay organizations, planning committee notes, incorporation documents, publications, programs, brochures, national publications, and chapter newsletters.The Lutherans Concerned records include national assembly files and binders, audio recordings, photographs, board records and correspondence, incorporation documents, publications, task force and political documents and newsletters, and material relating to the "Reconciled in Christ" program for GLBT-supportive Lutheran congregations.

Hist/Bio Note

More information about Lutherans Concerned can be found on their website. In 2012, the group was renamed Reconciling Works.

Finding Aid

This material is unrestricted and a finding aid is available at the Gerber Hart Library. An online list of all Gerber Hart collections can be searched to find a brief description of this collection.


The collection is held at the Gerber Hart Library (Chicago, IL). LCNA archivist Ken Marks requests that persons wishing to use the collection first contact him at archives@lcna.org. The Reconciling Works Records are housed at The Jean Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies Collecting Area. https://www.lib.umn.edu/tretter


Reconciling Works (formerly Lutherans Concerned) | Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) | Activist (religious institutions) | Author/editor