CA

Address: 1411 Oak St
94501
Denomination:
City: Alameda
State:
Contact Person(s): Pastor Samuel Yun
Notes:

Started around 5 yrs ago. Children’s ministry available.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 98
Address: 75 N Marengo Ave
91101
Denomination:
City: Pasadena
State:
Church Website: https://fbcpasadena.com/
Contact Person(s): John Jay Alvaro (lead pastor)- johnjay@fbcpasadena.com; Lindsay Dorman (family pastor)- lindsay@fbcpasadena.com; Grace Goodman (PAAC member)- gracemaeng@gmail.com
Notes:

The church recently took a public stance as LGBTQIA+ affirming. The church is also involved in social justice issues and organized one of the local vigils for George Floyd in partnership with the Pasadena chapter of BLM. Last, there are several women in leadership, including two of the three current pastors and half the deacon board.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 15
Languages: English
Mission Hills United Church of Christ
Address: 4070 Jackdaw Street
92103
City: San Diego
State:
Contact Person(s): The Rev. Courtney Mys, Bridge Pastor
Notes:

Our church is an Open and Affirming congregation welcoming all to join us in social justice and service work.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 8
Languages: English
Address: 132 N Euclid Ave
91101
Denomination:
City: Pasadena
State:
Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 5
Address: 2460 Sutter St
94115
City: San Francisco
State:
Notes:

Multi-ethnic congregation; about 30% are Asian. LGBTQ+ affirming.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 30
Address: 614 N Bush St
92701
Denomination:
City: Santa Ana
State:
Contact Person(s): Rev. Jim Lee – revjimlee@gmail.com
Notes:

Multi-ethnic congregation; over 33% are Latinx. Roughly 20% of the congregation identifies as LGBTQ+.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 5
Address: 300 S Western Ave
90020
City: Los Angeles
State:
Contact Person(s): Pastor Samuel Chung – pastorsam@fpc.la
Notes:

Fully affirming, open, and progressive.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 95
Address: 2300 Martin Luther King Jr Way
94704
City: Berkeley
State:
Notes:

Small church plant. Services are held at Washington Elementary School at 10:30 am on 1st and 3rd Sundays each month.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 50
Address: 472 24th St
94612
City: Oakland
State:
Church Website: http://oaklifechurch.com
Notes:

Meets in the New Parkway Theater. Multi-ethnic congregation; roughly 50% are White. Home to a number of PAAC folks.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 15
Address: 426 33rd Ave
94121
Denomination:
City: San Francisco
State:
Church Website: http://www.pineumc.org
Contact Person(s): Pastor Jeanelle Nicolas Ablola – pastorj@pineumc.org
Notes:

Oldest historically Japanese-American Methodist church. Multi-ethnic congregation; predominantly Asian American. Reconciling Ministry; fully LGBTQ+ affirming and welcoming. Services in English and Japanese.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 90
Languages: English, Japanese