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
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.
Luther Place Memorial Church is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, built in 1873 as a memorial to reconciliation after the Civil War. God’s purpose for our congregation is to grow a Christ-centered inclusive community, led by the Spirit, that proclaims the Gospel’s transforming love and grace and challenges injustice. We continue to discover what this means for our congregation in this ever-changing world, and where we are located – in the Logan Circle neighborhood. We value tradition, yet embrace change. We are structured, yet spontaneous. We are musical, prayerful, and spiritual. We embrace a lot of tensions, including the classic Lutheran understanding of being both saint and sinner.
Washington National Cathedral is committed to full equality for LGBT people everywhere. We fully welcome and affirm lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as active members of our community, and we are proud to be part of the Episcopal Church in which all aspects of ministry?ordained and lay?is open to people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. The Cathedral also advocates for the rights and freedoms of LGBT people in faith communities and in society.
Riverside Baptist Church is a Christ-centered, interracial and inclusive community of faith.
Our one law is love of God and neighbor. We are not concerned about your signing off on a creed. There have always been persons who believed correctly but acted unjustly. Justice matters. So we celebrate gender equality, inclusion of all persons no matter their sexual orientation, and racial diversity. We draw the circle of God’s love large. You’re included. Ready to worship in a refuge of peace? Christ is the center here. No one more and nothing less.
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!
The Interfaith Families Project of Greater Washington (IFFP) is an independent community of interfaith families and others committed to sharing, learning about, and celebrating our Jewish and Christian traditions. It is the only interfaith organization of its kind in the country.
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.