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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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New Life Presbyterian Church

Albuquerque, NM

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New York Ave. Presbyterian Church

NYAPC is a community of faith in the heart of Washington DC, furthering God’s transforming work, challenging the powerful, standing with the oppressed, lifting up the broken-hearted,
and making God’s love and justice visible by welcoming and loving all.

Washington, DC

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Newdale Presbyterian Church

Burnsville, NC

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Newport Presbyterian Church

In the 1990s, members of Newport Presbyterian Church, in Bellevue, WA, formed a committee on GLBT rights to push for full inclusion in the life of the church, and our Session began a study of the issues around ordination. We also began to ordain openly gay and lesbian elders. In the 2000s, our head pastor defied church rules by performing weddings for “all committed loving couples,” and in 2012 he spoke up in a local television ad about clergy who supported a state referendum for same-sex marriage.…

Bellevue, WA.

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Noble Road Presbyterian Church

You are welcome – we mean it!
One of the often seen signs in churches is the proclamation, “All Are Welcome.”   Noble Roaders work very hard at living into that creed. We take seriously the portion of the Mission Statement that reads: We welcome and include persons without regard to cultural boundaries including race, age, gender identity, mental condition, sexual orientation, or economic class.  …

Cleveland Heights. OH

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Noe Valley Ministry

Values

  • Cultural and spiritual diversity. Wherever you are on your journey of faith you are welcome. We open our doors to people of all faiths.
  • We practice inclusivity in our membership, our leadership, and our language. Our language for God’s people incorporates male and female. Our language for God is intentionally genderless and non-hierarchical.

San Francisco, CA

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North Anderson Community Church

Our Mission
The NACCP family embraces all as we seek love, justice and peace in our fragile world. We
celebrate our differences as we demonstrate openness, compassion and understanding.

As a family of God’s people and believers in the teachings of Jesus Christ, we will seek to be
a haven of safety for those who might need one, a light of hope for all who seek healing, and a ministry of compassion for those who feel left out.…

Anderson, SC

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North Springfield Presbyterian Church

Akron, OH

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Northern Light United Church

No matter who you are, no matter where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.
Northern Light United Church (NLUC) is a multicultural union congregation affiliated with the United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church (USA) with ministry emphases in social justice, music, youth, and Native Ministries. Northern Light is a More Light/Reconciling congregation.…

Juneau, AK

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Northminster Presbyterian Church

Welcome!
You are looking for a church where you or your family can grow in your faith.  An active church, engaged in the community and the world.  A church that helps you to make a difference.  And you want a spiritual connection, too – nourishing and supporting you through your busy life.

But most of all, you want a spiritual home. …

Evanston, IL

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Northminster Presbyterian Church

We Welcome All!

With open hearts and open minds, we seek to do life together. We ask questions, explore our faith, and trust in Christ. We are an inclusive, down-to- earth community of believers committed to justice, mercy, and love. We are rooted in tradition. We worship with creativity and imagination, keeping an eye open for the new things God is doing in our midst.…

Hickory, NC

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Northside Presbyterian Church

What is a More Light Congregation?

Early in its history, Northside Presbyterian Church committed itself to all our brothers and sisters in Christ, becoming the first More Light Presbyterian congregation in Michigan. As a More Light congregation, we seek to allow entrée for God’s illuminating Spirit through our open and affirming acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons in all aspects of church life—leadership as well as membership.…

Ann Arbor, MI

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Not So Churchy

Open Spaces. Freshly Baked Bread. Lots of Music. Chocolate and Coloring Books.
The Not So Churchy worshipping community is intimate, portable, and spiritually curious and committed. We worship monthly and gather for education, spirituality groups, service and community events.

We thrive when we are connected, but not too connected, to the traditional church. We are artists, community activists, and musicians.…

New York, NY

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Oak Grove Presbyterian Church

We are fully welcoming of LGBTQ+ folks and have an active Rainbow Fellowship. Our restrooms are fully accessible for all genders.

Bloomington, MN

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Oaklands Presbyterian Church

While no church would say that they are “unwelcoming,” the people of Oaklands truly model hospitality in astounding ways.  Our worship services and leadership span nationalities, ages, sexual orientation, political parties, socio-economic status, gender, you name it!  And while we don’t agree on everything, we are unified through our profession of faith in the Triune God.

Laurel, MD

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Ocean Heights Presbyterian Church

We respect and reflect the diversity

of God’s world around us in age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and mental and physical abilities.

We are Deliberately Diverse – Intentionally Inclusive
We give thanks for the variety God created. This variety makes us a progressive, compassionate and alive!…

Egg Harbor Township, NJ

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Old South Haven Presbyterian Church

We Are …

  • a Peace and Justice Church with a history of over 250 years working for human rights and dignity.

  • Covenant Network congregation, working for a church that is simultaneously faithful, just, and whole.  We seek to support the mission and unity of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in a time of potentially divisive controversy. 

Brookhaven, NY

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Ormewood Church

Ormewood Church is a worshiping community that is focused on welcoming everyone to explore the living God in our neighborhoods. When we say “everyone”, we want the world to know that Ormewood Church is open and affirming of LGBTQ+ persons. When we think about how to be a good neighbor, we want to make sure that our LGBTQ+ neighbors are included and welcome in our space and in our worship.…

Atlanta, GA

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Palisades Presbyterian Church

Palisades, NY

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Palo Cristi Presbyterian Church

Welcome to Palo Cristi Presbyterian Church

Palo Cristi is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA). We are also a diverse community of believers from all walks of life. We are male and female, old and young, rich and poor, healthy and ill, traditional and progressive, straight, lesbian, gay, White, Black, Latino, Asian, dull, and funny.…

Paradise Valley, AZ

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