10 Atlanta churches where LGBTQ people are welcome


Atlanta is home to one of the largest LGBTQ communities in the country. Check out a list of churches where members of Atlanta’s LGBTQ get their praise on each Sunday. These churches openly accept all followers of Christ in their mission statements.

New Covenant Church of Atlanta


2091 Faulkner Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

“We believe that all people are welcome to fellowship with God and experience the fullness of the calling of God on their lives, including gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals.”

Vision Church of Atlanta


704 Ormewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

“All blessings of salvation are made free to all people by the work of Jesus Christ; that it is the immediate duty of all to accept salvation by a cordial, penitent, and obedient faith.”

Saint Mark United Methodist Church


781 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

“As a United Methodist Church we are proud to be a congregation with open hearts, open minds, and open doors. We believe that all persons are of sacred worth and dignity as part of God’s good creation. Saint Mark United Methodist Church welcomes all persons into the full life and ministry of our congregation, regardless of race, culture, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or socioeconomic status, physical or mental ability, or faith history.”

UFC Greater Atlanta


9 Gammon Ave SE – Atlanta, Ga 30315

“God is Love and Love is for Everyone. It is impossible to love each other without a sense of mutual (equal) worth and respect for each other.”

Druid Hills Baptist Church


1085 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

“We are an open and affirming community of faith, and we are excited to partner with the in-town community as we travel together on our various spiritual journeys.”

Kirkwood United Church of Christ

Church of Christ

2033 Hosea L Williams Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30317

“We believe in extravagant welcome. This is why we insist that God’s communion table is open, not closed, and God’s gift and claim in baptism are irrevocable. We advocate justice for all. Our congregation extends hospitality as a sign of God’s inclusive love.”

Virginia Highland Church


743 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

“All people are children of God, touched by the grace of the Holy Spirit, whatever their culture, their heritage, or the tradition into which they are born. Virginia-Highland Church embraces the power of God’s Word, the example of Christ Jesus, and the nurture of the Holy Spirit to transform our lives and enable us to experience the presence of God in the world.”

Gathering Place of Worship Center Atlanta


2700 Northeast Expressway NE Suite B-100 Atlanta GA 30345

“There is one church, made of all believers regardless of gender, race or sexual orientation. This group of believers is  the living body of Christ called to bring the good news of Jesus to a lost and dying world.”

St. Luke Lutheran Church


3264 Northside Parkway, NW • Atlanta, GA 30327

“We welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you,” we warmly welcome people of any race, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, and physical ability.”

Northside Drive Baptist Church


3100 Northside Drive NW | Atlanta, GA 30305

“We believe that the wide arms of God surround people of different ethnicities, races, denominations, religions, cultures, genders, and orientations. And believe it or not, that is drastically different than how many people and churches view and interact with God. Northside Drive sees God as a God of love, life and inclusiveness.”

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