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Institute for Welcoming Resources
The purpose of this ecumenical group is to provide the resources to facilitate a paradigm shift in multiple denominations whereby churches become welcoming and affirming of all congregants regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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New Light MCC Hagerstown
Our mission is to reach the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Affirming community, family and friends; by providing a Christ-centered, safe, and nurturing environment for spiritual growth.
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Church of the Pilgrims
Church of the Pilgrims is a diverse congregation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA), with a commitment to inclusiveness, hospitality and social justice. Children, youth and adults, singles, couples and families are all a valued part of our inter-generational community of faith. It is our hope that when someone walks through our doors, they can be themselves and experience God within a compassionate Christian community. We hope to meet individuals where they are at in their Christian f
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Gay Spirits
GaySpirits is a day and a half retreat designed to explore the spiritual lives of gay men. Since many gay men are turned away by their spiritual traditions they often reject all religion. The GaySpirits weekend, in a non-threatening gay-positive setting, examines gay men's self image, shame, and guilt.
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Converge: DC
We are a new church in Washington DC grounded in the gospel of Jesus Christ that calls us to be a people of inclusion, justice, and love.
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Metropolitan Community Church of Washington DC
The Metropolitan Community church of Washington (MCC-DC) is a Christian Church with a special ministry to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community.
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DC Radical Faeries
The DC Radical Faeries is a community-based organization of men and women who explore queer spirituality. We promote an understanding of Earth-based religions and interfaith cooperation. We welcome all queer spirits, straight, gay, bi, trans, two-spirited or searching.
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Westminster Presbyterian
A small, diverse, informal, lively urban congregation 1/2 mile south of the National Air and Space Museum. Westminster is a progressive congregation that continually seeks new understandings of how God wants people to live - together and individually.
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More Light Presbyterians
The mission of More Light Presbyterians is to work for the full participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of faith in the life, ministry and witness of the Presbyterian Church (USA).
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Bet Mishpachah
Bet Mishpachah is a congregation for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews and all who wish to participate in an inclusive, egalitarian, and mutually supportive community. Our membership is comprised of singles, couples, and families, and is open to everyone, regardless of religious affiliation, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
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Silver Spring United Methodist Church
The Silver Spring Cooperative Parish believes that having open hearts, open minds and open doors means we are called to share God’s welcome with all people. We are a community where believers, seekers and doubters of every race, ethnicity, age, ability, socioeconomic status, gender identity and sexual orientation are valued as beloved children of God. We believe that Jesus taught of God’s love and acceptance for all, which we seek to embody through our actions, prayers, service, witness and disc
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Metropolitan Community Chuch of Northern Virginia
For almost 30 years, MCC NOVA has been a spiritual and community center for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer-identified folks, our friends, families, and allies, in the heart of Fairfax, VA.
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Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice is the nation's leading religious voice for reproductive justice.
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Center Faith
Faith and Religious Resources for LGBT People in the District of Columbia
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Metropolitan Community Church of Baltimore
MCC BALTIMORE invites everyone seeking a diverse Christian Community. We are called to provide a place where individuals can: Be transformed by the living God; Find identity in themselves; And be empowered to minister in the name of Christ.
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Ravensworth Baptist Church
Ravensworth Baptist Church is an inclusive and welcoming Christian community where expressing the love of God to all people is central to our worship, study, and service. We are proud to be a part of the Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists.
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Unity Fellowship Church of Washington DC
Unity Fellowship Church of Washington, DC is committed to the elimination of discrimination based on class, gender, race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability and religious and cultural background.
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GLOE – GLBT Outreach & Engagement at the DCJCC
As the GLBT portal of the 16th Street J, The Kurlander Program for GLBT Outreach and Engagement (GLOE) engages metropolitan Washington’s GLBT Jewish community by sponsoring original programming and fostering a welcoming and inclusive environment at the Washington DCJCC.
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Dignity Washington
Dignity Washington is a community of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered Catholics and other Christians, their families and friends.
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Center for Spiritual Living DC
We are a global community of inspired individuals caring for and about each other and the entire planetary family. Our community is affiliated with Centers for Spiritual Living and welcomes you wherever you may be on your spiritual journey.
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Rising Sun Outreach Ministry
Rising Sun Outreach Ministry reaches out to first responders, caregivers, chaplains, and their supporters with hope. We are a church, temple, meeting house in a network of home-based ministries including chaplains in fire service, hospice, hospital, prison, mental institutions, veterans affairs, and government service. When a caregiver is burned out, who do they turn to? We aim to provide a network of resources in counsel, aid, and boots-on-the-ground ministries active in community service.
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Friends Meeting of Washington (Quaker)
Friends Meeting of Washington (FMW) is a vibrant LGBT-friendly Quaker Meetinghouse based in Dupont Circle that encourages self-reflection and service to the community.
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Luther Place Memorial Church
Luther Place Memorial Church is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We are both old and new—built in 1873 and continually seeking ways to be relevant in today’s world. We seek to gather young and old, gay and straight, and racial/ethnic diversity. We value tradition yet embrace change. We are structured, yet spontaneous. We are musical, prayerful, and spiritual. We embrace a lot of tensions, even the classic Lutheran understanding of being both Saint & Sinner.
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Affirmation DC
Affirmation: Gay and Lesbian Mormons is a non-profit organization serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and intersexed Mormons, their families, and friends since 1977.
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Celebration Center for Spirital Living
We are loving and welcoming spiritual community that celebrates diversity while embracing oneness. We have served the DC area for 28 years. Everyone is welcome at Celebration Center! We thrive on supporting one another as we open to individual uniqueness ... individual greatness ... the miracle and magic of Life!
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World Jewish Congress
The World Jewish Congress is an international organization whose mission is to address the interests and needs of Jews and Jewish communities throughout the world.
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Many Voices
Many Voices is committed to creating a national movement for gay and transgender justice from within the Black church.
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The DC Center for the LGBT Community
(202) 682-2245
2000 14th Street NW, Suite 105
Washington, DC 20009