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Where to livestream your worship this weekend: LGBT-affirming churches, mosques and synagogues offering online services

by Jude Wetherell

With social distancing regulations and health concerns limiting in-person religious gatherings, Believe Out Loud is committed to helping our community to connect to affirming spiritual resources. We have gathered below links to free livestream, video or podcast worship resources from LGBT-affirming organizations.

If you have an LGBT-affirming spiritual community to add to this list, please write to us at info@intersections.org!

MUSLIM

Masjid al-Rabia (Chicago, IL): Prayers and community meetings available via Zoom

Ibn Rushd-Goethe Moschee (Berlin, DE): German-language Friday prayer available via YouTube

JEWISH

Conservative

Sutton Place Synagogue (New York, NY): Daily minyans over livestream

Jewish Renewal

Romemu (New York, NY): Vimeo page with livestream worship services

Multidenominational/Nontraditional

Lab/Shul (New York, NY): Homepage with livestream info for daily prayers, gatherings and Friday services

Congregation Beit Simcah Torah (New York, NY): Community calendar with links to upcoming livestream services and events: 

Reform

Temple Israel (Memphis, TN): Website with livestream info

Temple Beth El Tacoma (Tacoma, WA): Website with livestream info

BUDDHIST

Brooklyn Zen Center (Brooklyn, NY): Schedule of daily online meditation sessions

CHRISTIAN

Baptist

The Riverside Church in the City of New York (New York, NY): Worship schedule with livestream links

Calvary Baptist Church (Washington, DC): Online update with streaming inf

Covenant Church (Houston, TX): Online update with streaming info

Woodside Church (Flint, MI): Online update with streaming info

Pullen Memorial Baptist Church (Raleigh, NC): Website with streaming info

Catholic

Mary Magdalene Apostle Catholic Community (San Diego, CA): Homepage with livestream info

Nativity of Our Lord Parish (St. Charles, IL): Homepage with livestream info

Disciples of Christ

Bixby Knolls Christian Church (Long Beach, CA – Disciples of Christ): Facebook page with livestream info 

First Christian Church (Pomona, CA): Facebook page with livestream info

Galileo Church (Fort Worth, TX): ChurchOnline livestream page

First Christian Church Fullerton (Fullerton, CA): Facebook page with livestream info

All Souls Bethlehem Church (Brooklyn, NY): Facebook page with livestream info

Episcopal

Saint John the Divine (New York City, NY): Worship schedule with livestream links

The National Cathedral (Washington, DC): Worship schedule with livestream links

Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration (Dallas, TX): Homepage with service and daily prayer livestream info

Christ Episcopal Church – Ponte Vedra (Ponte Vedra Beach, FL): Facebook page with livestream info

Grace Church (Yukon, OK): Facebook page with livestream info

Bushwick Abbey (Brooklyn, NY): Homepage with livestream info for services and daily prayers

St. Paul’s Bellingham (Bellingham, WA): Homepage with livestream info

St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral (Seattle, WA): Livestream worship page

Trinity Episcopal Church (Redlands, CA): Homepage with livestream info

Christ Episcopal Church (Bloomfield/Glen Ridge, NJ): Homepage with livestream info

St. Paul’s on the Green (Norwalk, CT): Website with livestream info

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (Richmond, VA): Website with livestream info

Trinity Episcopal Church (Everett, WA): Website with livestream info

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (Port Angeles, WA): Website with video worship info

Trinity Church in the Central West End (St. Louis, MO): Facebook page with livestream info

Lutheran

Edina Community Lutheran Church (Edina, MN): Facebook page with livestream info

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (St. Paul, MN): Facebook page with livestream info

Epiphany Lutheran Church of Mount Vernon (Alexandria, VA): Facebook page with livestream info

Midvale Community Lutheran Church (Madison, WI): Homepage with livestream info

St. Mark Hope and Peace (Kansas City, MO): Homepage with livestream info

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Applebachsville (Quakertown, PA): Homepage with livestream info

First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Poughkeepsie (Poughkeepsie, NY): Facebook page with livestream info

Methodist

First United Methodist Church of Salem (Salem, OR): Homepage with livestream and podcast info

Open Worship, First United Church of Denton (Denton TX): Facebook page with livestream info

United Methodist Church of the Resurrection (Leawood, KS): Homepage with livestream info

Crossroads United Methodist Church (Asburn, VA): Homepage with livestream info

Asbury First United Methodist Church (Rochester, NY): Website with livestream info

Trinity United Methodist Church (Memphis, TN): Facebook page with livestream info

Metropolitan Community Church

MCC Detroit (Detroit, MI): YouTube page with sermon videos

Metropolitan Community Church of Our Redeemer (Augusta, GA): Facebook page with livestream info

aChuch4Me MCC (Chicago, IL): Homepage with livestream info

Joshua Generation Community Church (Hattiesburg, MS): Facebook page with livestream info 

Love MCC (Las Vegas, NV): Facebook page with livestream info

MCC San Antonio (San Antonio, TX): Facebook page with livestream info

Metropolitan Community Church of Greater St. Louis (St. Louis, MO): Website with livestream info | Sermon archive 

Multidenominational/Non-denominational/Non-traditional

The Church of the Village (New York, NY): Website with livestream info for services and daily prayers

Revolution Church (Minneapolis, MN): Facebook page with live videos

Agape Empowerment Ministries (Savannah, GA): Facebook page with livestream info

Forefront Church (New York, NY): Website with livestream info

Bosque Center for Spiritual Living (Albuquerque, NM): Facebook page with livestream info

Open Church of Maryland (Arbutus, MD): Homepage with livestream info

Cascade Church (Portland, OR): Facebook page with livestream info

Full Truth Fellowship of Christ (Detroit, MI): Facebook page with livestream info

Queer Theology (Multidenominational LGBT affirming online community): Website with podcasts, courses, and livestreams

Brave Commons (Multidenominational campus ministry): Oratio podcast and livestream page

Presbyterian

More Light Presbyterians: Roundup of  open and affirming livestream services for the Presbyterian community

Collenbrook United Church (Drexel Hill, PA): Facebook page with livestream info

Friendship United Presbyterian Church (Chicago, IL): Facebook page with livestream info

Grace Church Corpus (Corpus Christi, TX): Facebook page with livestream info

Reformed Church of America

The Collegiate Church of New York (New York, NY – Reformed Church of America)

Believe Out Loud’s parent ministry includes four open and affirming churches: Middle Collegiate worship schedule with livestream links / Marble Collegiate Chuch livestream page / West End Collegiate Church homepage with livestream link / Fort Washington Collegiate Church homepage with livestream info

Unitarian Universalist

All Souls Bethlehem Church (Brooklyn, NY): Facebook page with livestream info

The Sanctuary (Boston, MA): Website with livestream info

United Church of Christ

The Riverside Church in the City of New York (New York, NY): Worship schedule with livestream links

Bloom in the Desert Ministries (Palm Springs, CA): Homepage with livestream info

New Ark United Church of Christ (Newark, DE): Facebook page with livestream info

Community UCC (Champaign, IL): Facebook page with livestream info

Irvine United Congregational Church (Irvine, CA): Homepage with livestream info

Collenbrook United Church (Drexel Hill, PA): Facebook page with livestream info

Island United Church (Foster City, CA): Facebook page with livestream info

All Souls Bethlehem Church (Brooklyn, NY): Facebook page with livestream info

Grace UCC (Lancaster, PA): Facebook page with livestream info

Umstead Park United Church of Christ (Raleigh, NC): Facebook page with livestream info

Cresskill Congregational Church (Cresskill, NJ): Facebook page with livestream info

Faith United Church of Christ (Bradenton, FL): Facebook page with livestream info

Lynnhurst Congregational UCC Church (Minneapolis, MN): Facebook page with livestream info

Kenilworth United Church of Christ (Tonawanda, NY): Facebook page with livestream info

First Congregational Church of Battle Creek (Battle Creek, MI): Homepage with Vimeo link

Unity

Unity of Palmyra (Palmyra, PA): Homepage with livestream info

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