The Mission of the Open & Affirming Ministry Program is to build a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) that welcomes persons of all gender expressions and sexual orientations to the table of Christ’s communion and to the full life and leadership of the Christian Church.
Open & Affirming Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) have committed to openly welcoming and affirming persons of all gender expressions and sexual orientations.
Find an Open & Affirming Church or Ministry
Learn how to become an Open & Affirming Church or Ministry
Widen the Welcome: Being an Open & Affirming Ministry
Other pages on this site you may find helpful
The Welcoming Journey – your congregation doesn’t have the be ready for an Open & Affirming process. Find suggestions for increasing welcome in your congregation no matter where you are on the journey to welcome.
Stories, sermons, and essays on why it’s important that our affirming welcome be open.
Open & Affirming statements from congregations and ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)