IWR is a new non-profit organization. Its vision is that of its sponsors, the welcoming church programs of various denominations, and its task is to provide or assist in the production of resources to make possible this paradigm shift in Christianity.
This is a website that provides numerous resources for LGBT Christians including article, links, educational materials, and mailing lists. The resources offered come from a variety of Christian denominations.
DignityUSA envisions and works for a time when Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Catholics are affirmed and experience dignity through the integration of their spirituality with their sexuality, and as beloved persons of God participate fully in all aspects of life within the Church and Society.
Claiming the Blessing
This organization is an intentional collaborative ministry of leading Episcopal justice organizations. It focuses on promoting wholeness in human relationships, abolishing prejudice and oppression, and healing the rift between sexuality and spirituality in the Church.
A nonprofit organization comprised of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender [LGBT] Episcopalians and straight friends. Since its founding by Dr. Louie Crew in rural Georgia in 1974, Integrity has been the leading grassroots voice for the full inclusion of LGBT persons in the Episcopal Church.
Lutherans Concerned/ North America
A Christian Ministry affirming God’s Love for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities since 1974.
Lutherans Concerned/ Virginia Chapter
Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries
Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries (ELM) was formed on October 31, 2007 from its predecessor bodies: Lutheran Lesbian and Gay Ministries (LLGM) and the Extraordinary Candidacy Project (ECP). Their vision is to create, empower, and sustain a growing number of faith communities that are committed to the full participation of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities in the life and ministry of the Lutheran church.
The Lutheran Network for Inclusive Vision
The NETWORK provides a public roster of church leaders committed to witness to the inclusive Gospel of Jesus Christ by fostering the full inclusion of sexual minorities (i.e. persons who are lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, or trans-gendered) in the congregational life and ordained ministry of the ELCA.
The More Light Presbyterians
Following the risen Christ, and seeking to make the Church a true community of hospitality, 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).
The Covenant Network of Presbyterians
The Covenant Network is a broad-based, national group of clergy and lay leaders working for a church that is simultaneously faithful, just, and whole. We seek to support the mission and unity of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in a time of potentially divisive controversy. We intend to articulate and act on the church's historic, progressive vision and to work for a fully inclusive church.
United Methodist Resources
The Reconciling Ministries Network
Reconciling Ministries Network is a national grassroots organization that exists to enable full participation of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities in the life of the United Methodist Church, both in policy and practice.
Affirmation: United Methodists for LGBT Concerns
As an independent voice of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer people, Affirmation radically reclaims the compassionate and transforming gospel of Jesus Christ by relentlessly pursuing full inclusion in the Church as we journey with the Spirit in creating God's beloved community.
The Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists
Members of the Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists (AWAB) are churches, organizations, and individuals who are willing to go on record as welcoming and affirming all persons without regard to sexual orientation or gender identity, and who have joined together to advocate for the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons within Baptist communities of faith.
United Church of Christ Resources
The UCC Coalition for LGBT Concerns
The Coalition provides support and sanctuary to all our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender sisters and brothers, their families and friends; advocates for their full inclusion in church and society; and brings Christ's affirming message of love and justice for all people. The United Church of Christ Coalition for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Concerns is officially recognized by the United Church of Christ as a related, self-created organization.
The God is Still Speaking Initiative
The Initiative is designed to: Speak to the alienated and those seeking a spiritual home. Let the world know that there is a church unlike any they may have known Invite people to come . . . and let them know that "No matter who you are, no matter where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here." We raise the knowledge and pride of members as well as embrace a common brand and theme so we are instantly recognizable: God is still speaking.
Metropolitan Community Church Resources
This is the Home Page for MCC, where “sexuality and spirituality are rejoined.” It includes a link to their new organization Fusion MCC, which is a new LGBTQ online community.
Disciples of Christ Resources
The Gay, Lesbian and Affirming Disciples Alliance, Inc
GLAD Alliance is a presence working for the full dignity and integrity of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and affirming people within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). GLAD Alliance welcomes all who make common cause with us and conducts its activities through the congregations, regions and general church and other manifestations of the Disciples of Christ.
Quaker: The Religious Society of Friends
Friends for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Concerns
FLGBTQC is a North American Quaker faith community that affirms that of God in all people. Gathering twice yearly for worship and play, we draw sustenance from each other and from the Spirit for our work and life in the world. We are learning that radical inclusion and radical love bring further light to Quaker testimony and life.
A list for queer (lesbian, gay male, bisexual, transgendered or questioning) Quakers and interested guests to discuss issues relating to being queer, being a Friend, and the intersection thereof. Discussion will be respectful and non homo-/bi-/transphobic.
Affirmation: Gay and Lesbian Mormons serves the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender LDS and their supportive family and friends through social and educational activities.
Gay and Lesbian Acceptance
GALA brings spiritual wholeness and seeks social justice for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons and allies. We claim the sacredness of each life story as a community united in hope. GALA is an association of GLBT persons, their friends and families who have a connection to the Community of Christ (formerly the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).
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