Affirming Churches & Organizations

A MUST online resource for LGBTQ people to connect in community

Welcoming Churches: An excellent resource to find open & affirming churches in your area and in most areas of the world.

Affirm United: United Church of Canada

Association Of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists: American Baptists, Alliance of Baptists

IntegrityUSA: Episcopal Church USA

More Light Presbyterians: Presbyterian Church (USA)

Dignity: Roman Catholic Church

Brethren Mennonite Council for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trangender Interests: Brethren Mennonite USA and Canada

Welcoming Communities Network:  Community of Christ

The Evangelical Network: Evangelical Churches and Ministries

Joshua Ministries: Pentecostal Churches

Reconciling Pentecostals: Pentecostal Churches

The Fellowship: Black Protestant and Pentecostal

If you are a leader of an Open & Affirming Organization, please send me the organization website and short details. If you are a welcoming church, contact the first listing and ensure that your faith community is listed in the directory.

Below is a listing of the denominationally-based or denominational style Open & Affirming  and Welcoming Churches  and other organizations that include welcoming congregations and ministries.

The Reformation Project

Q Christian Fellowship

Trans Lifeline - US: (877) 565-8860 Canada: (877) 330-6366

The Crisis Text Line – US: Text START to 741-741

Transmission Ministry Collective

The iAM Clinic

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – US: (800) 273-8255 (online chat available)

The Christian Closet

The Sanctuary Collective

Q Christian Fellowship Online Forum

Embracing the Journey | For Family Members

Ally Parents - Stand With Trans | For Family Members

Free Mom Hugs



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