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Lutheran (ELCA)

Denomination
Street Address
308 West 46th St
10036
City
New York
State
Church Website
Notes

Located in the Theater District; many congregants are involved with the performing arts. Worship style is traditional; values are progressive. Very engaged with the local community. Operates a soup kitchen and a clothing bank. Reconciling in Christ (RIC); fully LGBTQ+ affirming and welcoming. Roughly 45% of active members identify as LGBTQ+.

Affirms women in leadership?
Yes
Involved in social justice issues?
Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?
Yes
Church Name
Denomination
Street Address
304 Bond St
11231
City
Brooklyn
State
Church Website
Notes

Located in the Gowanus neighborhood of Brooklyn. Holds weekly dinner church and waffle church services. Fully LGBTQ+ welcoming and affirming. Pastor, associate minister, music minister, and community coordinator are female.

Affirms women in leadership?
Yes
Involved in social justice issues?
Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?
Yes
Denomination
Street Address
1111 O'Farrell St
94109
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
Church Name
Denomination
Street Address
4888 Heritage Parkway
55038
City
Hugo
State
Notes

New church plant; a ministry by St. Andrew's Lutheran Church in the St. Paul area. One of the two pastors is an Asian American woman. Fully LGBTQ+ affirming.

Affirms women in leadership?
Yes
Involved in social justice issues?
Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?
Yes
Church Name
City
New York
State
Notes

Network of progressive campus ministries across NYC. Partners with local Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches. Students and non-students are welcome. Reconciling in Christ (RIC); fully LGBTQ+ affirming and welcoming.

Affirms women in leadership?
Yes
Involved in social justice issues?
Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?
Yes
Denomination
Street Address
164 West 100th St
10025
City
New York
State
Notes

Services in English and Spanish. Reconciling in Christ (RIC); fully LGBTQ+ affirming and welcoming. Operates the Trinity Place Shelter, a transitional homeless shelter for displaced LGBTQ+ youth.

Affirms women in leadership?
Yes
Involved in social justice issues?
Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?
Yes
Languages
English, Spanish
Denomination
Street Address
66 Winthrop Street
02138
City
Cambridge
State
Church Website
Notes

Located at Harvard Square. Offers a campus ministry. Reconciling in Christ (RIC); fully LGBTQ+ affirming and welcoming.

Affirms women in leadership?
Yes
Involved in social justice issues?
Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?
Yes
Denomination
Street Address
3637 Chestnut St
19104
City
Philadelphia
State
Notes

Located in the University City area. Offers a campus ministry. Involved with several community service and social justice efforts. Reconciling in Christ (RIC); fully LGBTQ+ affirming and welcoming.

Affirms women in leadership?
Yes
Involved in social justice issues?
Yes
LGBTQ+ affirming?
Yes
Denomination
Street Address
215 Elm Ave
07065
City
Rahway
State
Notes

Involved with several community building and social justice efforts. Fully LGBTQ+ welcoming and affirming.

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