More Light Presbyterians engages over 210 congregations and thousands of individuals in the Presbyterian Church (USA), enabling Presbyterians to lead LGBTQ service and advocacy in communities nationwide. More Light’s mission has always been to empower and equip individuals and congregations to live into their welcome for LGBTQ people. As we move into a new day in the denomination, MLP’s work is about pointing towards a particular way of operating in Christian communities with God’s abundance at the center of all we do and who we are.
We would love to have you join with More Light. Check out all the ways you can get involved below from signing up to receive periodic updates, liking us on social media, to becoming an Ambassador or linking your congregation into our networking groups, we hope you’ll find a way to get connected.
Become a More Light Member
Wherever you live, we need your light to shine. By joining with More Light you will receive periodic updates with resources for your congregation, stay connected to a national movement, and strengthen your witness for LGBTQ abundant inclusion.
Become a More Light Church
Visible, tangible welcome for LGBTQ persons isn’t just a Gospel imperative, it’s an incredible tool for evangelism. There has never been a better time to become a More Light church. Though welcome for all God’s children might feel obvious within your congregation, do others outside of your walls know of your commitment and support for LGBTQ persons in the church? Learn more about how to demonstrate your welcome for LGBTQ people within and outside of your congregation or campus group here:
Find a More Light Church
Looking to find a church in your community that welcomes LGBTQ into the full life and participation of the congregation? Each congregation listed is a member of More Light Presbyterians and is committed to full inclusion and welcome of all God’s people. Below the directory are links to additional Presbyterian and ecumenical organizations that provide listings of welcoming churches & chapters.
Join a Networking Group
Has your congregation asked, “we’re welcoming, now what? More Light has launched networking groups to help our congregations live into their LGBTQ inclusion with a series of webinars and conversation groups focusing on issues impacting the LGBTQ community such as racism and racial justice, transgender inclusion, homelessness, and immigration. Learn more about how your church can get connected with a peer network to share best practices and explore challenges within your ministries.
Become a More Light Ambassador
To further More Light’s mission in the world, three cadres of More Light Ambassadors work to extend their gifts of advocacy, speaking, and teaching in More Light congregations. We invite you to join us on this journey, as we step into a church that is answering “What’s next?” together.