This section includes houses of worship and/or communities where all people are welcomed, accepted, and affirmed as they are regardless of sexual preference, gender identity, gender expression, religion, or no religion.
They also do not subscribe to the belief that LGBTQIA+ individuals will not be saved unless they remain celibate. It used to be very difficult to find affirming churches or congregations, but now there are many options. In San Antonio, we are fortunate to have a wide variety of options when it comes to finding a spiritual home that does not require people to be someone they aren't.
Affirming Sprituality in San Antonio
702 Donaldson Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201
Celebration Circle is an inclusive, multi-faith community with a creative approach to spirituality. We gather to honor and nurture the Sacred in ourselves, each other and all of Creation.
Dignity/San Antonio 1018 E Grayson Street, San Antonio. Tel: 210-340-2230 A light to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and straight community since 1976 Dignity USA works for respect and justice for all gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons in the Catholic Church and the world through education, advocacy, and support. We invite you to join us for liturgy and social events at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
4515 Fredericksburg Rd Suite 8. Balcones Heights, TX 78201 (210) 647-6053 firstname.lastname@example.org
Embrace Church is an affirming & inclusive Church centered around the Word of God. We are Spirit-led, Gospel-Centered, and lovers of Jesus. We embrace everybody, in every stage of faith, from every walk of life. Come experience Embrace! Church.
7150 W Interstate 10, San Antonio, TX 78213.
First UU seeks to foster a climate of purposeful inclusion of all regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression. We have historic roots in the Jewish and Christian traditions, but today individual Unitarian Universalists may also identify with Atheism, Agnosticism, Buddhism, Humanism, Paganism, or with other philosophical or religious traditions.
702 Donaldson Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201 (210) 468-2787
We are a Non-Denominational Progressive Christian Church. We aim to take the Bible seriously and not literally or fundamentally. While we believe the ancient writers of the Bible were inspired to write, they were working to “figure it out” just as we are. We can learn from their experiences, just as we can learn from those of other faiths who struggled to find answers to life’s questions.
611 E Myrtle St, San Antonio, TX 78212
God's Love is for Everyone! An Inclusive, Vibrant, and Loving Spiritual Community in San Antonio. Saturday Food Pantry 8a-12p
599 Spencer Lane – San Antonio, Texas 78201
The church is a place of life, renewal, and hope – restoring the world for God’s Glory. At New Beginnings Christian Community Church, we are an authentic, difference-making, Christ-centered community. Our ministries provide something for everyone. At any and every stage of life, there is a place to connect in community with one another, grow together in faith, and serve each other in love. We believe a holistic worship experience is possible by being a truly whosoever welcoming, affirming, and loving church.
518 Pike Road San Antonio, TX 78209
We are a community of believers who love and worship Jesus Christ as Lord, welcomes and celebrates people of every age, sex, race, color, ethnicity, nationality, immigration status, socio-economic status, political affiliation, disability, family and marital status, sexual orientation, and gender identity into full participation in the church, including membership, leadership, the sacraments of Baptism and the Lord's Supper, and the rites of marriage.
The San Antonio Zen Center community offers a haven of peace and harmony in which to engage in the arduous task of self-discovery through Zen practice. Welcoming diversity, the practice of zazen is available to people of every race, religion, nationality, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, and physical ability. May all beings realize their true nature.
6110 Northwest Loop 410, San Antonio, TX 78238
You are welcome here. Straight, Gay, Bi, Pan, Ace, Young, Old, Rich, Poor, Black, Indigenous, White, People of Color, Conservative, Liberal, Atheist, Believer, Agnostic, Spiritual, Cisgender, Transgender, Intersex, Single, Married, Divorced, Widowed.
211 Belknap Place, San Antonio, TX 78212.
To many, it is much more than an edifice. It is the heart of Reform Jewish life and community in San Antonio. Vibrant. Empowering. Uplifting. Dedicated to enhancing the lives of those it touches. Passing on traditions and teachings to future generations. Caring. Active. Involved. Taking steps to aid those in need from every walk of life. Nurturing personal growth. Comforting in times of despair. Sharing in times of joy.
230 E Travis Street. San Antonio, TX. (210)226-8341. Our mission at Travis Park Church is the practice of unconditional love and justice. Travis Park is unconditional love and justice in action. Unconditional Love Our commitment to unconditional love means that we welcome and affirm without judgment ALL people. Yes, we mean all races, nationalities, ages, genders, marital status, and sexual orientations. We mean the rich, the poor, the brilliant, the ignorant, the irreverent, the powerful, the homeless, the disabled, the uneducated, the illiterate, the religious, the mentally ill, the beautiful, the ugly, the average, and the merely above average.
8103 Broadway, Ste 210 San Antonio, TX 78209 210.824.7351 If you are looking for a spiritual community that is diverse, inclusive, and focused on spiritual growth, look no further. We offer classes, seminars, powerful prayer practices, and many other spiritual growth opportunities. People of all ages are active in our ministries, young people being especially important to us.
300 Bushnell Avenue San Antonio, TX 78212 on the corner of Shook and Bushnell. We welcome into full participation people of every age, sex, race, color, ethnicity, culture, immigration status, political affiliation, economic condition, physical and mental ability, marital status, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression.
Affirming Spirituality Nationwide
DignityUSA works for respect and justice for people of all sexual orientations, genders, and gender identities—especially gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual and intersex persons—in the Catholic Church and the world through education, advocacy, and support.
American Baptist Churches USA
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