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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.

Please contact Susan if you have any corrections or additions, or visit our congregational update page or campus group update page!

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Presbyterian New England Congregational

Our church family is diverse in age, marital status, sexual identity, theological outlook and political perspective, but we are united in belief that a church that attempts to experience the love of God within its community must also be a church that is socially conscious and politically involved. That sometimes leads to controversy and discomfort; but we believe that relevance to human life is more important than a “comfortable pew.”

Saratoga Springs, NY

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Presbyterian Student Center @ UGA

Coffee & Queeries is a ministry of the open and affirming Presbyterian Student Center. We create safe and inclusive interfaith community together, connecting religious members of the LGBTQ+ community. Our group provides a brave space for discussion and friendship. Interspersed with our official meetings, we attend local events which center the LGBTQ+ community as well as host guest lecturers who can speak to queer and religious identity.…

Athens, GA

Princeton Presbyterians of the Westminster Foundation

Princeton Presbyterians believes it is important to become a More Light Campus Group because it clearly represents the LGBTQ+ celebratory community we are as well as our work toward ever increasing intersectionality. We are excited to be a part of an expanding network of More Light communities!

Princeton, NJ

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Redwoods Presbyterian Church

Larkspur, CA

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Renegade Gospel Worshiping Community

Welsh, LA

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Riviera Presbyterian Church

Statement of Inclusivity: Here at Riviera Presbyterian Church, we believe that all people are God’s beloved children. Riviera welcomes all without regard to race or ethnic background, economic or social circumstances, immigration status, gender, sexual identity and expression, marital status or abilities.  Riviera is a congregation absolutely committed to being open and affirming of all of God’s people.…

Miami, FL

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Rock Spring Presbyterian Church

Atlanta, GA

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Rockville Presbyterian Church

Rockville, MD

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Rockville United Church

As members of an Open and Affirming, More Light congregation called by God to love one another, the LGBTQ Outreach Group of Rockville United Church strives through advocacy, education, words, visible signs and actions to welcome all into a place of sanctuary and community celebrating differences in sexual orientation and gender identity.

Rockville, MD

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Roland Park Presbyterian Church

Roland Park Presbyterian Church has a long history of LGBTQIA+ inclusion, support and advocacy. It was a natural part of our evolution to become a More Light Presbyterian Church in order to more publicly claim our value of inclusivity and make it a core part of our congregational identity. We are proud to join this nationwide network of congregations and campus communities as we work together to realize the Kingdom of God ever more fully among us.

Baltimore, MD.

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Rose City Park Presbyterian Church

Rose City Park Presbyterian Church is an inclusive spiritual community for all of God’s people.  That means that we are committed to welcoming people of every race, language, age, gender, ethnicity, economic status, mental or physical ability, and sexual orientation into the full life and ministry of the church.

  • Our building is accessible to all, regardless of physical ability
  • Children and teens are considered active parts of our church family
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered persons are welcomed into full participation in the life of the community

In 2005, RCPPC put its belief in people as God’s wonderful creation into words by officially becoming a member of the Covenant Network of Presbyterians, a group within the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) working for the full inclusion of LGBT individuals.…

Portland, OR

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Rutgers Presbyterian Church

As a church that rejoices in God’s plan for a just, loving, and peaceful world, we commit ourselves to making it a reality for ALL people everywhere. We have historically supported inclusion of LGBTQ folks in ordained and lay leadership and seek to lift up LGBTQ people in the church and the world today. We have LGBTQ representation in both clergy and congregation and we welcome people across orientation, gender, race, class, and all other human distinctions.

New York, NY

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Salem College Presbyterian Campus Ministry UKirk

A place to Believe, Belong, Become…UKirk Presbyterian Campus Ministry at Salem College seeks to be an open minded, open hearted community of women who come together to ask questions, seek answers, and support one another on the journey in between.  We are a ministry of the Presbyterian Church (USA)-that means they pay our bills, but we welcome any and every one to our table.  …

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Sausalito Presbyterian Church

We are a loving, spiritual family, founded on the teachings of Jesus.
We provide a nourishing environment for the spiritual growth of all beings to serve and support others.

We encourage open-minded exploration to understand, embrace, and celebrate the grace of God.

We are a progressive congregation, including membership in ProgressiveChristianity.org,
and a More Light Church – o
ur congregation values inclusion across faith experiences, sexual orientations, gender expressions, and cultural backgrounds.

Sausalito, CA

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Second Presbyterian Church

Nashville, TN

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Second Presbyterian Church

Pittston, PA

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Second Presbyterian Church

Indianapolis, IN

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Second Presbyterian Church

Second Presbyterian Church in Kansas City has been affirming for several decades now. A beloved staff member, the church organist, risked his employment and standing in the church by coming out. He preempted any blow back by turning in his resignation at that time to which the Session and Congregation unanimously rejected. He was loved, celebrated and it was at that time the church leadership voted to be a church that would never close its doors or its inroads to ministry leadership to anyone in the LGBTQIA community.…

Kansas City, MO

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Setauket Presbyterian Church

East Setauket, NY

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Seventh Avenue Presbyterian Church

We are:

a Christian Community — seeking to know the Christ as our friend, teacher and guide. We believe that — in looking at Jesus we gain a glimpse of the face of God.

a Trinitarian Community — seeking to live a life in communion with Mystery of God, the presence of Christ, and the indwelling power of the Spirit.…

San Francisco, CA

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