Baptist (ABCUSA)

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
Address: 755 8th Street NW
20001
Denomination:
City: Washington
State:
Church Website: http://calvarydc.org/
Notes:

Racially and socioeconomically diverse church in the center of Chinatown. Worship is mainly in English blended with elements of the Spanish language. Fairly large Burmese congregation meets separately. Involved with immigration reform, sanctuary church movements, overseas missions, interfaith relations, homeless ministry, DC Pride, and local community issues such as affordable housing and sanctuary city policies. Established over 150 years ago by abolitionists hosting runaway slaves.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 10
Address: 224 Farmington Ave
06105
Denomination:
City: Hartford
State:
Notes:

Founded by the late Nancy Butler, who was one of the founders of the affirming evangelical movement. Now a little church with strong leadership (preaching team and pastoral team) and lots of children. Lots of young queer families.

Affirms women in leadership?: Yes
Involved in social justice issues?: Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?: Yes
Approximate % Asian: 5
Address: 490 Riverside Dr
10027
City: New York
State:
Church Website: http://www.trcnyc.org/
Notes:

Multi-ethnic congregation. Operates an LGBTQ+ affirming ministry called Maranatha. Fully LGBTQ+ affirming and welcoming.

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