Look here to find a church or campus group in your community that welcomes LGBTQIA+ people into the full life and participation of the community! Each congregation or campus group listed is a member of More Light Presbyterians and is committed to full inclusion and welcome of all God’s people.
All Souls Parish Presbyterian Church of Port Chest
Port Chester, NY
Arise Campus Ministry
Being a More Light campus group is important to us because we are the only publicly affirming Christian campus ministry group at George Mason University. Our students have long advocated for and been a safe place at GMU, and we want to publicly declare our welcoming statement to all six of the denominations that support Arise.…
Ark and Dove Presbyterian Church
It is important to become a More Light congregation so that we can show our community that we affirm all LGBTQAI+ persons and their families. Our church began the journey to affirming More Light by creating a new ministry under our mission team. We began reading books on queer theology, meeting in small groups, and planning for upcoming classes and book discussion for our congregation.…
Arlington Presbyterian Church
APC Session believes that formally endorsing MLP’s statement and becoming part of a national community of hope and equality is an explicit expression of a value that is fully consistent with who we are, and not a representation of something “new.” As Don Peebles, Clerk of Session, put it, becoming a More Light congregation is akin to “turning on the porch light,” that APC intentionally welcomes LGBTQ+ folks.…
Beacon Hill Fellowship
The Beacon Hill Fellowship is a Christian church that aspires to be a caring community of faith serving as a beacon of hope and healing to our hurting world. For us, this means gathering as a congregation to love one another and learn from one another so that we can be liberated to scatter into our social networks to promote God’s dream of a more just, compassionate and humble society. …
Beaumont Presbyterian Church
Bethany Presbyterian Church
“We come to our views about the relationships and identities of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons because of our understanding of scripture, not in spite of it.” ~ Pastor Heather
The policy of BPC is FULL inclusion of LGBTQ+ members, including serving in ordained leadership. We are a More Light Presbyteriancongregation, we suport Odyssey Youth Movement and every year we participate in Spokane’s Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival.
Bethany Presbyterian Church
Bethany is proud to be a More Light Congregation, which means we fully welcome people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender into the life and ministry of the church.
Bethany Presbyterian Church
At Bethany we find a nurturing community of faith, centered in the belief that God in Christ calls us to be family. Through worship, prayer, study and fellowship, we discover God’s presence and love for us in our lives. With grateful hearts, we also seek ways to embody and live out God’s love towards the larger community through hands-on outreach and mission. …
San Bruno, CA
Bethesda Presbyterian Church
OUR HOSPITALITY TO AND EMBRACE OF OUR LGBTQ NEIGHBORS
In our Statement of Welcome at the top of each Sunday’s Worship program, we boldly state and stand by this affirmation: “Bethesda Presbyterian Church is a diverse congregation welcoming all persons to serve Christ as full and active participants in our faith community, regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identification, or any other personal attribute.” We are also proud that our pastor served 15 years ago on the pioneering national Presbyterian board whose witness opened the door for LGBTQ persons to serve in all levels of church governance – including pastoral ordination.…
Black Mountain Presbyterian
Black Mountain Presbyterian Church welcomes and affirms all of our siblings in Christ. Becoming a More Light congregation makes our welcome more visible to our community in our inclusion of LGBTQIA+ people and those seeking to worship in a safe, welcoming and affirming space. ALL people are welcome here!
Blissfield Presbyterian Church
Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church
In the early 1990s, the congregation became a More Light Church, publicly affirming the gifts of LGBTQ Christians and signaling the church’s ongoing commitment to be a welcoming church.
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church is a member of More Light Presbyterians.
Caldwell Memorial Presbyterian Church
We seek to build a diverse, intentional, affirming community animated by joyful worship and called forth into social action for service to the greater good.
We seek to hear God’s call not only as individuals but also as a progressive, missional community striving to reflect the Kingdom of God in the here and now.…
Campus Protestant Ministry at Union College
Capitol Heights Presbyterian Church
Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church
Welcome to Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church. We are a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA) committed to serving God in the Capitol Hill neighborhood and beyond. Together we explore faith and care for one another and our world. We believe God loves all people, so we welcome all people at CHCP. As a member of More Light Presbyterians, we embrace the full participation of LGBTQ persons in the life of the congregation.…
Celebration of Life Church
Celebration of Life has been called by God to be a congregation that welcomes and fully values all persons. Our diversity is a gift of God and essential to our witness to the Gospel.