Our focus has been on the intersection of human rights, health, education and faith, by providing resources for emerging grass roots organizations and leaders in the Global South. Local organizations are given assistance to create innovative HIV education and prevention programs, women?s development and self employment programs and providing training and education projects to build sustainable communities. Educational programs in Europe and North America seek partner congregations, foundations a
The Muslims for Progressive Values – DC Chapter’s mission is to provide a virtual and real space for Progressive Muslims and our friends to build a community, pursue intellectual growth, engage the community in dialog, and perform community service. MPV-DC endorses the human and civil rights of LGBTIQ individuals. We affirm our commitment to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity and we support full equality and inclusion of all individuals, regardless of sexual or
First Congregational United Church of Christ is in the heart of the city seeking, serving, and celebrating. Since 1865, First Church has been a spiritual home committed to inclusivity, social justice, and an extravagant welcome. Twenty-five years ago, the congregation was one of the first in the entire United Church of Christ denomination to become an Open and Affirming congregation ? celebrating the faith and gifts of LGBTQ folk in the full life and leadership of the church. Now, we are in a br
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
The Old Catholic Church separated from the Roman Rite in 1870, in order to maintain its ?true Catholicity.? That break allows for the free valid celebration of the Sacraments. Our function is to Preach the Good News of the Gospel, and therefore straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queeridentified individuals are welcome at our table, as well as their friends and families.
The mission of Temple Sinai is to be a center for those who seek to develop and enhance their Jewish identity through worship of God, ritual life, education, social action, concern for Israel and communal involvement with an emphasis on the enduring Jewish values expressed by the Reform movement.