CA

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
Address: 4161 Alma St
94306
City: Palo Alto
State:
Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Address: 2200 Via Rosa
90275
Denomination:
City: Palos Verdes Estates
State:
Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 5
Address: 1111 O’Farrell St
94109
Denomination:
City: San Francisco
State:
Notes:

Female senior pastor, has called partnered LGBTQ pastors. Located in urban San Francisco between Western Addition and Tenderloin. You’ll find other progressive Asian Americans on staff and in Sunday School!

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes