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Religious and Spiritual Organizations

 

Below are local Los Angeles LGBT affirming spiritual and religious organizations.

Spiritual

Unitarian Universalists LGBT Ministries

Project Service Los Angeles - Rev. Jennifer Hadley

Ashram - Ashram West, a Gay Spiritual Community

 

Christian: Non-denominational

Open Door Worship Center - Mark Elias

Unity Fellowship Church - (African-American LGBT) Archbishop Carl Bean & Rev. Russell Thornhill

Metropolitan Comunity Church - - Rev. Neil Thomas & Rev. Pat Langlois

USC United University Church* ON CAMPUS

Christ Chapel of the Valley

Affirming Christian Churches

United Church of Christ LGBT Ministries

 

Christian - Baptist

 The Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists

Christian - Christian Scientist

Emergence International

LGBT Christian Scientists

Christian - Eastern Orthodox 

AXIOS

Christian - Episcopalian

All Saints Pasadena

St. John's Cathedral

St. Luke's Longbeach

St. Thomas Hollywood - Rev. Ian Davies

Christian - Lutheran

Extraordinary Lutheran Ministries

Reconciling in Christ

Christian - Mennonite

Brethren Mennonite Council

Christian - Methodist

Hollywood United Methodist Church - Rev. Ed Hansen

United Methodist Affirmation

Christian - Mormon

Affirmation

Christian- Presbyterian

West Hollywood Presbyterian Church - Rev. Dan Smith

Christian - Roman Catholic

Dignity L.A.

Comunidad

Christian - UCC

West Hollywood United Church of Christ

 

Buddhism

International Buddhist Center - Rev. Vajra Karuna

Gay Buddhist Fellowship

Gay Zen Buddhist

Hindu

Gay and Lesbian Vaishnava Association

Judaism

Be'chol Lashon

Beth Chayim Chadashim* - House of New Life, the world's first Lesbian and Gay synagogue. NEAR CAMPUS

Congregation Kol Ami - Rev. Denise L. Eger (USC Alumnus '82)

The Gay and Lesbian Yeshiva Day School Alumni Association

The Institue of Judaism & Sexual Orientation

International Association of Lesbian and Gay Children of Holocaust Survivors

Jewish Institute of Religion - Rabbi Richard Levy

The Jewish Queer Youth Home Page

The National Union of Jewish LBGTQ Jewish Students

Neherim

OrthoDykes

OrthoGays

The Rainbow Center

Muslim

Muslims for Progressive Values

Wiccan

Wiccan Together

 

Below are national LGBT affirming spiritual and religious organizations.

The Gay Christian Network

Baptist

Buddhist

Episcopal

Evangelical

Jewish

Latter-Day Saints

Lutheran

Presbyterian

Roman Catholic

Reconciling Ministries Network