NY

Address: 855 Middle Neck Road
11024
Denomination:
City: Great Neck
State:
Notes:

Korean-American priest leads both English and Korean services. Both services are identical, the only difference being language.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Languages: Korean
First Chinese Presbyterian Church - NYC
Address: 61 Henry Street
10002
Denomination:
City: New York
State:
Church Website: http://www.fcpc.org
Contact Person(s): Henry Kuo (PAAC member and occasional preacher)
Notes:

This entry applies to the English Congregation that meets at 1:00 pm on Sundays. FCPC is one of the oldest Asian-American churches in the nation, having been established in 1910. The Moderator of the Session is Rev. Laura Jervis of Rutgers Presbyterian Church, and the current head of staff, Elaine Shao, leads the Cantonese Congregation. The English Congregation is largely lay-led; Sunday services are led by visiting preachers. The college and career fellowship group (BASIC) is involved with social justice issues and are LGBTQ+ affirming.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 98
Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Address: 2504 Broadway
10025
Denomination:
City: New York
State:
Notes:

Multi-ethnic congregation. Services in English and Spanish. Operates groups for college students, 20s/30s, and those who identify as LGBTQ+, among others. Reconciling in Christ (RIC); fully LGBTQ+ affirming and welcoming.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Languages: English, Spanish
Address: 509 Atlantic Ave
11217
City: Brooklyn
State:
Church Website: http://forefrontnyc.com
Notes:

Progressive ideology (liberation theology + social justice) with evangelical flavor/methodology (contemporary music, small groups). About 30% are people of color. Strong emphasis on asking good questions and intellectual curiosity.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 10-15
Address: 802 Broadway
10003
Denomination:
City: New York
State:
Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Address: 125 W 104th St
10025
Denomination:
City: New York
State:
Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Address: 155 East 22nd St
10010
Denomination:
City: New York
State:
Church Website: http://gachurchnyc.org/
Notes:

Ethnically diverse, inclusive, and vibrant community. Offers a young professionals group. Supports several social justice causes. LGBTQ+ welcoming and affirming. Also home to a Batak Indonesian worship community.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Address: 125 West 104th St
10025
Denomination:
City: New York
State:
Church Website: http://han-umc.org
Notes:

New church plant. Currently worshipping by-weekly at 4:30pm at 125 West 104th Street. Starting in January 2019, the church will have weekly worship service on Sunday mornings with a full time pastor.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 95
Address: 112 Second Avenue
10003
Denomination:
City: New York
State:
Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Address: 236 West 73rd St
10023
Denomination:
City: New York
State:
Notes:

More Light affiliated; fully LGBTQ+ affirming and welcoming. Involved with several community service, advocacy, and social justice efforts. Provides support for local refugee families.

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