fbpx

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!

Photo of Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church

Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church

With God’s help, we can do great things!  At Lincoln Park Presbyterian Church, we strive to demonstrate the open, inclusive, accepting and compassionate love of Jesus Christ.  We pray, sing, study and worship in old ways and new inviting families of all sorts – singles, couples and children – to nurture their faith in a growing and vibrant congregation. …

Chicago, IL

Photo of Macalester-Plymouth United Church

Macalester-Plymouth United Church

St. Paul, MN

Photo of Madison Square Presbyterian Church

Madison Square Presbyterian Church

Grounded in the core values of inclusion and diversity and bearing witness to the unconditional love of God, Madison Square Presbyterian Church will become the home for worship, nurture, education, and social justice in downtown San Antonio.

The mission of Madison Square Presbyterian Church is:

  • to be a community that is open and welcoming to all people, without regard for nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or socio-economic status;
  • to bear witness, both in word and in deed, to the universal and unconditional love of God as made known through Jesus of Nazareth;
  • to minister to the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical needs of its members, their families, and any others in need of such ministry;
  • to serve actively and creatively as an agent of love, reconciliation, peace, and justice in the community and in the world;
  • to work in harmony with all who share any aspect of this mission;
  • in all things, to seek and be receptive to the guidance of the Spirit of God.

San Antonio, TX

Photo of Madrona Grace Presbyterian Church

Madrona Grace Presbyterian Church

About Us

Our circle is always open. We specifically affirm and welcome into the full life, worship and leadership of the church those who have been and are excluded by the barriers of human creation, whether it be by race, ethnicity, national origin, socioeconomic status, language, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ancestry, history, gender identity, geography, or legal status.…

Seattle, WA

Photo of Maryland Presbyterian Church

Maryland Presbyterian Church

Welcoming and Affirming

We believe that God calls us into communities that recognize we are all on a journey and that we are often at different places on that journey.   We take seriously Jesus’s  model of reaching out and welcoming everyone.  We believe that life in community is strengthened by diversity and by the unique gifts each person brings, irrespective of gender, age, race, class or sexual orientation.

Towson, MD

Photo of Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church

Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church

The Session of Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church voted unanimously to join with other Presbyterian Churches to work for the full inclusion of LGBTQ people in our church. Toward that end, the congregation has been fully inclusive in the election of church officers and has elected LGBTQ people each year for the past 10 years. The Session has written and received endorsement from Transylvania Presbytery to send an Authoritative Interpretation and proposed an Amendment to the Church Constitution to allow for weddings of LGBTQ couples in states where such marriages are legal, with the approval of the pastor and Session of each particular church where such a wedding is requested. …

Lexington, KY

Photo of Mckinley Memorial Presbyterian Church

Mckinley Memorial Presbyterian Church

We are part of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and a More Light congregation in our denomination, with LGBTQ people participating fully alongside straight allies.

Champaign, IL

Photo of Memorial Presbyterian Church

Memorial Presbyterian Church

Appleton, WI

Photo of Milner Memorial Presbyterian Church

Milner Memorial Presbyterian Church

Raleigh, NC

Photo of Mission Bay Community Church

Mission Bay Community Church

San Francisco, CA

Photo of Montclair Presbyterian Church

Montclair Presbyterian Church

Everyone is Welcome

Everyone is welcome at Montclair Presbyterian Church. Our community lives by two welcoming principles: spiritual inclusivity and radical hospitality.
Radical Hospitality
We are a community that embraces God’s radically inclusive love. Everyone is welcome at the communion table.

We lay claim to the Biblical imperatives of:

  • welcoming the marginalized
  • giving voice to the oppressed
  • honoring all people

We welcome lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons (LGBT) by:

Oakland, CA

Photo of Montevallo Presbyterian Church

Montevallo Presbyterian Church

Montevallo Presbyterian Church warmly invites and welcomes persons who identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as all who seek to deepen their relationship with God.

Our culture is a diverse one comprised of many different types of people, and while many institutions choose to practice a policy of exclusion, Montevallo Presbyterian Church chooses to practice acceptance and welcome for all people.…

Montevallo, AL

Photo of Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church

Montview Boulevard Presbyterian Church

Denver, CO

Photo of Mountain View Community Church

Mountain View Community Church

Aurora, CO

Photo of Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church

Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church

This is Christ’s church, and together we are seeking to love the world as Christ did. We seek to be as inclusive and embracing as Jesus was. Therefore, everyone is invited into full membership and ministry, regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, ethnic origin, ability, or worldly condition.

Cincinnati, OH

Photo of Nauraushaun Presbyterian Church

Nauraushaun Presbyterian Church

Pearl River, NY

Photo of New Bridges Presbyterian Church

New Bridges Presbyterian Church

New Bridges Presbyterian Church is unique. It’s a small congregation with a passion for serving God, a big vision, two campuses, and a diverse congregation. We come from many parts of the world, with a variety of spiritual experiences.

Out of two Presbyterian Churches, Mt Eden and Westminster Hills, we became one in April of 2011.…

Hayward, CA

Photo of New Castle Presbyterian Church

New Castle Presbyterian Church

An enduring congregation with a living ministry growing and moving toward God’s future!

New Castle, DE

Photo of New Covenant Community

New Covenant Community

More Light/Open and Affirming Statement
We the people of New Covenant Community, warmly welcome all who wish to share our spiritual journey as followers of Christ.  In light of current controversies within the churches, we intend by this Resolution to make explicit our welcome to all persons without regard to sexual orientation.  This welcome includes our readiness to elect persons to all leadership offices within the congregation without regard to sexual orientation. …

Normal, IL

Photo of New Hope Presbyterian Church

New Hope Presbyterian Church

Following the risen Christ, and seeking to make the Church a true community of hospitality, the mission of More Light Presbyterians is to work for the full participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people in the life, ministry and witness of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and in society.
MLP’s logo reflects our mission and incorporates the communion elements of bread and wine, as well as rainbow colors evocative of stained glass church windows.…

Columbus, GA

Additional Congregations

Covenant Network Congregations

Institute of Welcoming Resources

Need to update your congregation or campus group’s information?

Follow the link below to update your congregation or campus group’s information.

Update your congregation’s informationUpdate your campus group’s information