Resources for an Open & Affirming Faith
Open and Affirming (ONA) is the United Church of Christ’s (UCC) designation for congregations, campus ministries, and other bodies in the UCC which make a public covenant of welcome into their full life and ministry to persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
Transmission Ministry Collective is an online community of transgender and gender-expansive Christians committed to growing faith, supporting each other, and healing the world. They offer everything from text-based chat servers, to video-based support groups, to online Bible study, centered around affirming trans and gender-expansive Chrisitanity.
Q Christian Fellowship is a diverse community with varied backgrounds, cultures, theologies and denominations, drawn together through a love of Christ and a belief that every person is a beloved child of God. They offer resource, conferences, community groups, and courses for LGBTQ+ Christians and allies.
The Transgender Faith and Action Network (TFAAN) is a collective of trans people of faith who recognize the value of being connected to one another and providing mutual support. TFAAN exists not only to change policies and raise awareness, but also to provide spaces for trans folks to network and heal. They work in close collaboration with Trans Seminarian Leaders Cohort, and the Freedom Center for Social Justice