All Saints Parish1340 Lancaster Ave Syracuse, NY 13210 Parish Center: 1342 Lancaster Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210
Gay & Catholic? Looking for spirit and warmth? All Saints Parish welcomes you!
Amherst Community Church77 Washington Highway Amherst, NY 14226
Open and Affirming since 1987! We are a United Church of Christ congregation welcoming all as beloved children of God.
Atonement Lutheran Church1900 Westfall Road Rochester, NY 14618
Atonement is a Reconciling in Christ congregation welcoming of all people
Outreach to the community and beyond is central to our ministry
Youth and Family Ministry is an area of focused energy.
Christ Episcopal Church20 Carroll Street Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Contact person: The Rev. Wm. Blake Rider
Christ Church is a welcoming and affirming Episcopal parish in the Mid-Hudson Valley. We host the local Dignity-Integrity Chapter meetings, and lead the local faith communities in the annual Pride Parade in New Paltz. Our preaching, music programs, children and youth events, and adult education events all affirm a welcome to all God's Children, including those who are LGBT. Come and see.
Community Christian Church2647 Chili Avenue Rochester, NY 14624
We are an open and welcoming congregation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ. Our mission: To be a Christ-centered community, which is open to all who seek to grow in faith and welcome all who desire to serve as disciples of Jesus Christ.
Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester
2125 Westchester Avenue East Rye, NY 10580
Contact person: Roberta Aronovitch
We are an inclusive, welcoming, diverse Reform Congregation celebrating modern Jewish life. We are committed to continually fostering Reform Jewish life among our congregants through learning and study, worshiping and reflecting, and instilling Jewish
Downtown Presbyterian Church121 N. Fitzhugh Street Rochester, NY 14614
Contact person: Rev. Pat Youngdahl
Since 1979, Downtown Church has been a More Light congregation, which is the affirming designation in our denomination. We welcome all as visitors, friends, members, and leaders. We're passionate, progressive, and personal. Come and see for yourself.
Episcopal Church of St. Luke & St. Simon Cyrene17 S. Fitzhugh St. Rochester, NY 14614
Inclusive Church in downtown Rochester, NY: open to all, celebrating all. We are a "healing place for souls, a school for justice and a welcome table for all."
First Baptist Church of Ithaca309 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
A welcoming and affirming congregation of the American Baptist Churches, USA. We are an intentionally diverse congregation that approaches faith with an open mind and an open spirit. Sundays: worship 10 a.m., education (all ages) 11:30 a.m.
First Congregational United Church of Christ822 Cleveland Avenue Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Marna J. Pritchard, Pastor
716-941-9288 (Pastor's phone)
716-282-2443 (Church phone)
An open and affirming church welcoming all who wish to share Christian worship and service with us. Worship service each Sunday at 10:30 am.
First Congregational United Church of Christ31 East Fulton Street Gloversville, NY 12078
Contact person: The Rev. Ralph S. English
As an Open and Affirming Congregation we covenant to welcome all persons of all ages, races, backgrounds, and sexual orientations as equal participants in the love and grace of God and thus, as equal participants in the life and ministry of this congregation. If you can embrace the tenets of this covenant, and if you seek an open and affirming community of faith to nurture your spirit, then no matter who, no matter what, no matter where you are on life's journey ... you belong. WELCOME!
First Congregational United Church of Christ32 South Main Street Newark Valley, NY 13811
First Lutheran Church181 Western Avenue Albany, NY 12203 Mailing address: 646 State St. Albany, NY 12203
Contact person: Rev. Alison L. Leitzel
First Lutheran Church is the oldest Lutheran Congregation in North America. We are a Reconciling In Christ Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, welcoming all to worship in a loving, supportive and affirming environment. Visit our website, and "like" us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/FirstLutheranAlbany.
First Unitarian Church of Rochester220 S Winton Rd Rochester, NY 14610
Contact person: John Keevert
First Unitarian is a 'welcoming congregation' meaning open and supportive of LGBT folks. Our ministers have done many commitment ceremonies for LGBT members. Check out our website, then check us out.
First Unitarian Society of Ithaca, New York306 N. Aurora Street Ithaca, NY 14850 (Corner of Buffalo & Aurora Streets)
Rev. David E. Grimm
In May 2000, First Unitarian of Ithaca joined hundreds of other UU congregations in becoming a welcoming congregation to the LGBT communities. We have an inclusive religious education program and sponsor LGBT community events. We are a no creedal church which welcomes the diversity of humankind and their ideas. Services held on Sundays, September through June at 10:30 am and at 9:30 am for summer services.
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Syracuse109 Waring Road Syracuse, NY 13224
A Unitarian Universalist Welcoming Congregation to the LGBT community. All are welcome to celebrate the gift of life with us. We celebrate and support the lives, relationships, religious quests, and the individual and group contributions of LGBT people, and their families and friends.
First Universalist Church of Rochester, NY150 South Clinton Ave. Rochester, NY 14604
Fortunate Families136 Everett Road Albany, NY 12205
Fortunate Families serves as a resource and networking ministry with Catholic parents of LGBT daughters and sons. Fortunate Families offers a monthly newsletter and extensive resources on our website; as well as retreats, presentations and support and affirmation for parents.
Hebrew Congregation of SomersCypress Lane & Mervin Drive Shenorock, NY 10587
We are an egalitarian Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation. We welcome LGBT families and individuals (and any non-Jewish partners) to join our community.
Henrietta United Church of Christ1400 Lehigh Station Rd., Box 430 Henrietta, NY 14467
Contact person: Rev. David Inglis
A vibrant, caring church that believes that each person is a beloved child of God. The church is both spiritually deep and spiritually open, mission oriented, very child friendly, and encourages people to develop their gifts for ministry in their daily lives. It has an excellent Sunday School and children's programs.
Lake Avenue Baptist Church72 Ambrose Street Rochester, NY 14608
Contact person: Ken Setera
Lake Avenue Baptist Church is a welcoming congregation, a diverse cross-section of God's family. Our church is a member of the Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists - vowing not to discriminate and welcoming of all diverse races, histories, abilities, and sexual orientation.
Marcellus First Presbyterian Church1 East Main St, PO Box 147 Marcellus, NY 13108
May Memorial Unitarian Universalist Society3800 E. Genesee Street Syracuse, NY 13214
A spiritual community for religious liberals, who value the inherent dignity and worth of all persons, believe in justice, equity and compassion, a free and responsible search for truth and meaning and respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.
Metropolitan Community Church of NY446 W. 36th Street New York, NY 10018
People come to Metropolitan Community Church of New York from all walks of life and for many different reasons. Some people come to find a spiritual refuge. Others come to connect with people in the community. And, still others come to get involved in changing the world. Whatever the reason that initially brings someone here inevitably they use one word to describe MCCNY, "home."
Open Arms Metropolitan Community Church740 Marshall Rd. Rochester, NY 14624
Community Church with primary ministry to LGBT people. Most members are LGBT. Small group ministries. Community Outreach.
Pilgrim-St. Luke's United Church of Christ335 Richmond Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222 (Corner of West Utica in Elmwood Village area)
Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ232 East Onondaga Street Syracuse, NY 13202
Contact person: Quinn Caldwell
Opening & Affirming Congregation worships 10:00 am Sunday mornings. Many other spiritual growth opportunities and opportunities to service in love and justice.
Presbyterian – New England Congregational Church24 Circular Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
We believe that God's love for humanity is all inclusive. We faithfully join in the fellowship of UCC "Open and Affirming" congregations and Presbyterian "More Light" churches in warmly welcoming all LGBT persons. Services are at 10:45, followed by a coffee hour. Jay Ekman, Pastor.
Rainbow Alliance183 Riverside Drive Binghamton, NY 13905
Contact person: Catherine Rosso
The Rainbow Alliance is a committee of the Unitarian Universalist Church. Our purpose is to provide a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, queer, and questioning people. Everyone of every faith and identity is welcome, including supportive straight people! It is not necessary to belong to the Unitarian Universalist Church in order to be part of the Gay and Lesbians Concern Group. Our meetings are held generally on the 2nd Sunday of the month at 12:45, which is after the second service, to which all are welcome.
Ray of Hope Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.380 West First Street Elmira, NY 14901
Br. Shawn F. Benedict
Worship services and bible study in Elmira, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Contact Br. Benedict or consult website for places and times.
The Reform Temple of Rockland330 North Highland Avenue, Upper Nyack, NY 10960
Spiritus Christi Church121 North Fitzhugh Street Rochester, NY 14614
FAX: (585) 325-1191
We are an inclusive Christ centered Catholic Church which provides support to all individuals and families. Our masses are Saturday 5:00 pm and Sunday 7:30 am at the above location. Our Sunday 9:30 am Mass is at Hochstein Music School, 50 N. Plymouth Ave., Rochester. All are welcome.
Southeast Rochester Catholics- Blessed Sacrament, Saint Boniface and St. Mary's Churches259 Rutgers St. Rochester, NY 14607
We are a cluster of Roman Catholic parishes in the Southeast area of the City of Rochester who try to make the hospitality of Christ our daily way of life.
St. Augustine's Episcopal Church6 Old Post Road North Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
Contact person: The Rev. Bradley C. Dyche
We at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church joyfully embrace this mission: to celebrate the love of God by ministering to those in need; stewarding the earth; supporting one another; studying, praying, and laughing together; and practicing the liturgy of the Episcopal tradition. We warmly welcome all those of every background and orientation who wish to worship God in our company and join in our efforts to live out Christ's example in our own lives.
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church55 Pleasant Avenue Lancaster, NY 14086
St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral310 Montgomery Street Syracuse, NY 13202
St. Paul's United Methodist Church402 North Aurora Street Ithaca, NY 14850
Contact person: John McNeill
St. Paul's is a compassionate community led and transformed by the Spirit. We have been a Reconciling Congregation since 1998, welcoming all people regardless of sexual orientation. We pledge to work for the day when society will welcome in the same way Christ welcomes.
St. Paul's Universalist Unitarian Church565 Albany Street Little Falls, NY 13365
Church that is open to gays and lesbians. Rev. Kimberly Miner is available to do services of union and has information on gay marriage in Massachusetts.
St. Timothy's Evangelical Lutheran Church470 Winter St Ext Troy, NY 12180
We are a welcoming community of faith who delights in meeting the needs of the world, especially in the areas of ending homelessness and hunger. Please visit our website to learn more about us.
Stone Presbyterian Church8 South Park Row (P.O. Box 33) Clinton, NY 13323
Tabernacle United Methodist Church83 Main St. Binghamton, NY 13905
Worship and programs inclusive of all. We belong to the Reconciling Movement of the United Methodist Church. We affirm and celebrate all sexual orientations and identifications. We also sponsor a Metropolitan Community Church which meets for worship downstairs at the same time our church meets upstairs - 10:30 AM.
Temple Beth Am203 Church Place Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
Temple Concord9 Riverside Drive Binghamton, NY 13905
Rabbi Barbara Goldman-Wartell
Binghamton's Reform Jewish synagogue works to ensure that interfaith families and LGBT Jews are welcome and included in all aspects of temple life.
Temple Emanuel243 Albany Avenue Kingston, NY 12401
845-338-4271 ext. 101
A Reform Jewish Congregation, a welcoming community and sacred space, committed to social action, justice, active learning, vibrant spirituality, creative expression, diversity, tolerance, and the integrity of the Reform Movement. A place where sacredness and God's presence are welcomed into our community through our actions and deeds with each other.
Temple Israel of Catskill220 Spring Street, PO Box 607 Catskill, NY 12414
Temple Israel of Catskill is the only URJ-affiliated Reform congregation in Greene and Columbia counties. Rabbi Zoe B. Zak is the spiritual leader of the Temple. We invite all who wish to worship to attend our services. Our congregation is diverse and growing and we look forward to welcoming you to our family.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Buffalo695 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222
Performs Union Ceremonies for couples wanting to celebrate and solemnize their relationships. Also host a COLAGE (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere) Group. Provide space and support to the Buffalo Gay Men's chorus, led by our Minister of Music Barbara Wagner. We welcome members of the LGBT community to attend our Sunday service at 11:00 am (summers before 10:00 am) and become involved in our Welcoming Congregation.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton183 Riverside Drive Binghamton, NY 13905
Rev. Douglas Taylor
A Welcoming Congregation since 1992, when the congregation voted to affirm, welcome and support GLBT people. The Gay Lesbian Concerns Committee initiates outreach, support and education both within the church community and in the larger community.
United Church of Christ, First Congregational11 West Main Street Norwich, NY 13815
Contact person: Cheri Willard, Parish Coordinator
An Open and Affirming Church. A fellowship in Jesus, the Christ showing God's love to all people.
Unity Church of Practical Christianity1243 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14209
Fax: 716-882-5020 Fax
We are a diverse spiritual community empowering growth and transformation. We are an open, welcoming congregation and our approach is eclectic, creative, dynamic, and most of all, fun-loving.
Unity Fellowship Church2578 Atlantic Ave Brooklyn, NY 11207
Contact person: Rev. Valerie Holly
Unity Fellowship Church, housed in a gray former warehouse in East New York, is the New York outpost of the Unity Fellowship Church Movement, the only Christian denomination explicitly set up to serve gay, bisexual and transgender members of minority groups. Unity, founded in Los Angeles in 1982, has 12 churches nationwide.
Unity Fellowship of Christ Church – Buffalo, NY367 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14202
Contact person: Rev. T. Gerard Williams
A Congregation of same gender loving people of faith. Our services are held at 12 noon every Sunday. We worship in the black church tradition but are not Fundamentalist in our theology or our spirituality.
Zen Center of Syracuse266 West Seneca Turnpike Syracuse, NY 13207
The Zen Center of Syracuse is an LGBT-welcoming Buddhist center, providing daily meditation, retreats, classes, and events. The abbot, Shinge Roko Sherry Chayat Roshi, and resident clergy perform weddings and other ceremonies for Buddhist practitioners.