Safe & Affirming Religious Spaces

Welcoming Religious Spaces:

First Congregational Church of Anchorage
Rev. Jacob Poindexter (he/him)
2610 E Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, AK 99508 

Kenai United Methodist Church
Rev. April Hall (she/her)
607 Frontage Rd. Kenai, AK 99611
(907) 283-7868

North Stars United Methodist Church
51095 Kenai Spur Hwy Nikiski, AK 99635
(907) 776-8732

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
Rev. Micheal Burke (he/him)
2222 E. Tudor Rd.

Christians For Equality
There are Christian communities in Alaska which are fully inclusive of all people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Contact this organization to find inclusive churches and ministries as well as information about churches and officiants for same-gender ceremonies.
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Spaces ranked as “reconciling” by the
Reconciling Ministries Network

Palmer United Methodist Church
432 South Alaska Street Palmer, Alaska  99645
Palmer UMC 

St. John United Methodist Church
1801 O’Malley Road, Anchorage, AK 99507
St John UMC 

Sitka United Methodist Church
303 Kimsham St.
Sitka, AK  99835
Sitka UMC

Aldersgate UMC Juneau
9161 Cinema Drive, Juneau, Alaska 99801, United States
Aldersgate UMC

Northern Light United Church in Juneau
400 W 11th Street Juneau, Alaska 99801
Northern Light Church

Douglas Community UMC
1106 3rd Street Douglas, AK 99824  
Douglas UMC

Turnagain United Methodist Church
Pastor Bob Smith (he/him)
3300 W Northern Lights, AK 99517  
Turnagain UMC

Spaces certified by the
Affirming and Welcoming Baptists

Church of the Covenant
415 South Bailey Street, Palmer, AK 99645

Immanuel Presbyterian Church 
2311 Pembroke St. (24th and Boniface), Anchorage, AK 99504
IPC Anchorage

And Episcopal churches, while there is no official designation of LGBTQ-affirming congregations in that denomination, can be implicitly welcoming.

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Faith leaders and places of worship across the state have voiced their support for federal LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination protections.

Hear them share why they support comprehensive nondiscrimination protections because of their faith, not in spite of it. Follow the link to watch moving testimonials from Christians for Equality’s press event and sign onto the faith leader letter of support here

If you are looking for a local and affirming places of worship, please see this list or contact Identity’s resource navigator.

Check out HRC’s Out in Scripture article and this anti conversion therapy information.

Show your support for federal LGBTQ+ nondiscrimination protections today!

Organizations across Alaska are coming together as part of a broad coalition that strongly supports comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ Americans nationwide. Can you sign your faith organization on as a part of the coalition