Communities of Faith

Home $ Communities of Faith

Welcoming Communities
of Faith

All are welcome to congregate
and worship

Communities who support you, in body and spirit


agsdix-fa6s fa-people-group

Welcoming, Inclusive Faith-Based Communities

Faith-based communities that welcome LGBTQAI+ individuals are an evolving and increasingly vital aspect of our diverse society. These communities are characterized by their commitment to inclusivity, compassion, and the recognition of the inherent worth and dignity of every person, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression.

In these welcoming spaces, individuals find solace, support, and spiritual fulfillment without fear of discrimination or rejection. They provide a sanctuary where LGBTQAI+ individuals can explore their faith, connect with others who share similar experiences, and celebrate their identities openly and authentically.

What sets these communities apart is their acknowledgment that diversity enriches their spiritual journey and understanding of humanity. They actively challenge harmful stereotypes and traditional interpretations that exclude or marginalize LGBTQAI+ individuals from religious life. Instead, they embrace a theology of love, acceptance, and affirmation, rooted in the belief that all people are created equal and deserving of respect and dignity.

These faith-based communities often engage in advocacy efforts to promote LGBTQAI+ rights within their respective religious traditions and broader society. They strive to create safe spaces where individuals can reconcile their faith with their identities, fostering personal growth, healing, and a sense of belonging.

Ultimately, LGBTQAI+ welcoming faith-based communities embody the belief that spirituality and sexual orientation or gender identity are not mutually exclusive. They demonstrate that faith can be a source of strength and empowerment for all individuals, regardless of who they love or how they identify. Through their inclusive practices and unwavering commitment to love and justice, they contribute to building a more compassionate and equitable world for everyone.

agsdix-fas fa-building

Locations of Interest

Plattsburgh United Methodist Church
127 Beekman Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: (518) 563-2992

St. Eustace Episcopal Church
2450 Main Street
Lake Placid NY 12946
Phone: (518) 523-2564

Keene Valley Congregational Church, UCC
1791 NY-73 Scenic
Keene Valley, NY 12943
Phone: (518) 576-4711