Spirituality Resources

 

Some people look to their faith as a source of guidance and inspiration – and LGBT people and our family and friends are no different. Below is a list of open and affirming houses of faith.

 

CHURCHES

Irvine United Congregational Church

4915 Alton Parkway

Irvine, CA 92604

Worship times: Sundays @ 9:30am and 11am

iucc@iucc.org

(949) 7330-0220

 

Canterbury Irvine Episcopal Campus Ministry at UCI

Interfaith Center (between Middle Earth Engineering buildings (#319 on a campus map)

(949) 856-0211

 

Basileia: An Open Door Community of Christ

Anaheim Community of Christ

827 S Walnut St

Anaheim, CA 92802

 

Fairview Community Church

2525 Fairview Rd

Coasta Mesa, CA

(714) 545-4610

 

Christ Chapel of Orange County

23662 Birthcher Dr.

Lake Forest, CA 92630

(949) 376-2099

 

Lakewood First United Methodist Church

4300 Bellflower Blvd

Lakewood, CA 90713

(562) 425-1219

 

Trinity Lutheran Church

4101 E Nohl Ranch Rd.

Anaheim, CA 92807

(714) 637-8370

 

Organizations

Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies

Their mission is to advance the well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and to transform faith communities and the wider society by taking a leading role in shaping a new public discourse on religion and sexuality through education, research, community building and advocacy.


Gay Christian Network

The Gay Christian Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing resources and support to Christians who happen to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. They also work with churches and other Christian organizations to help educate the Christian community about sexual orientation issues from a Biblical standpoint.

 

The LGBT Religious Archives Network

The LGBT Religious Archives Network (LGBT-RAN) coordinates and supports the identification, collection and preservation of personal papers and organizational records from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender religious movements. To encourage scholarly re- search and historical study of these important movements for social change, LGBT-RAN disseminates information about these records and provides and facilitates access to them, using digital technology when possible.