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!

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Trinity United Church

Warren, NJ

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UKIRK at VCU

…by building a community where unique and inclusive individuals value one another, and where we engage relevant issues in deep and open conversations.  Because we seek to know Christ and make Christ known.

Richmond, VA

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UKIRK JMU

It’s important for the campus, and especially members of the LGBTQIA+ community, to know that we are an inclusive ministry that welcomes all and affirms that each of us is a beloved child of God, fearfully and wonderfully made. Unfortunately, that isn’t a message that students often hear from faith groups, and so our affiliation with More Light will help clarify our commitment to full inclusion and hospitality.

Harrisonburg, VA

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UKIRK Knoxville

UKirk (meaning “University Church”) is a network of ministries supported by the Presbyterian Church (USA). We are charged with reaching, loving, and teaching college students so they may be lifelong followers of Jesus Christ. At UKirk UTK, we believe that every person, without qualification, should have the opportunity for God’s amazing love to be made known to them.…

Knoxville, TN

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United Ministry of Delhi

The United Ministry of Delhi is made up of many kinds of people from many different places who join together to learn more about what it means to be followers of Jesus Christ in this day. We are affiliated with both the Presbyterian and United Methodist Churches, having united in 1976. We honor our roots, but also minister as one.…

Delhi, NY

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United Presbyterian Church of Binghamton

The United Presbyterian Church of Binghamton is a progressive congregation doing our best to do justice, love kindness, and walk humbly with God (Micah 6:8). We are a community of people questioning, learning, celebrating, connecting, risk taking, creating, and making music and art. We participate in vibrant worship and work together to make our neighborhood, our city, and our world a better place.…

Binghampton, NY

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United University Church

WE ARE PROGRESSIVE… COMMITTED PEOPLE.

  • A Neighborhood, University and Community Church celebrating our rootedness in urban and university neighborhoods, Our congregation is made up of students, faculty, staff and community members. We also organize programs to connect campus and community including lecture series, service projects and other fellowship opportunities.
  • An Inclusive Church acknowledging the wholeness of God and the wholeness of humanity.

Los Angeles, CA

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University Presbyterian Church

I think UPC does a really great job of intentionally being involved in activities that do make people feel welcome, especially from the LGBT community. I feel UPC values my perspective and spiritual journey as a gay person.

San Antonio, TX

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University Presbyterian Church

Baton Rouge, LA

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University Presbyterian Church

Rochester Hills, MI

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West Hollywood Presbyterian Church

West Hollywood Church is wildly Inclusive! We believe that God has created each of us as uniquely individual persons and that our differences enrich our life and ministry, and are a great witness to what “God’s Beloved Community” is like. We are intentionally inclusive of gender, race, ability, age, sexual orientation, economic condition and theological background.…

Los Angeles, CA

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West Park Presbyterian Church

New York, NY

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West Raleigh Presbyterian Church

Raleigh, NC

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Western Presbyterian Church

Inclusive. We welcome all to worship with us, no matter their social or economic circumstance, gender, race or sexual orientation. We are a member of the More Light movement, a network of individual members and congregations within the Presbyterian Church (USA) working for full participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people of faith in the life, ministry, and witness of the Church.

Washington, DC

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Westminster Presbyterian Church

Westminster is a gathering of people …

  • Spiritually exploring
  • Open and inclusive
  • Committed to a faith that is applicable
  • Welcoming of families and children
  • Grounded in Christ

 How we worship…

  • Vibrant worship, together in community at 8:30 and 10:00 am each Sunday morning
  • Scripture readings
  • Inspired teachings
  • Children’s teaching time at 10:00 service
  • Contemplative worship at 8:30 service
  • Community prayers
  • Voicing of joys and concerns
  • Time for silent reflection
  • Variety of traditional and contemporary music (choir, organ, small vocal and instrumental groups, solo musicians)

Westminster is an inclusive congregation in which we are committed to embodying the faith in tangible ways through worshipping, learning, connecting, and serving.…

Tiburon, CA

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Westminster Presbyterian Church

Washington, DC

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Westminster Presbyterian Church

Westminster Presbyterian Church was founded in 1893 as a Spanish speaking church. Since it’s founding WPC has always honored it’s beginnings and is still a bilingual congregation that believes in ministering the the community. In 2014 WPC became a More Light Congregation and a member of the Covenant Network or Presbyterians to let the LGBTQ community know that this is a safe, nurturing, welcoming, affirming community for faith for all people.…

Santa Fe, NM

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Westminster Presbyterian Church

Buffalo, NY

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Westminster Presbyterian Church

Albany, NY

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Westminster Presbyterian Church

Welcome to Westminster Presbyterian Church
Westminster strives to be an “Intentionally Inclusive” community of believers and seekers, following the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Through worship, study, and acts of compassion aimed at peacemaking, we seek to bring about God’s kin-dom in how we express our faith.

At Westminster, we emphasize a “progressive” expression of Christianity that values:

  • intellectual integrity in matters of faith
  • acceptance of all people regardless of ethnicity, creed, age, cultural background, gender, or sexual orientation
  • openness toward the value of other religious traditions
  • a strong commitment to social justice, peacemaking, and the care of our planet

Westminster Presbyterian Church has historic roots in the Wooster community, and was created to serve as the Congregation-in-Residence of The College of Wooster.…

Wooster, OH

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