Religious-Spiritual Groups in North Jersey
Center for Spiritual Living662 Eagle Rock Ave., West Orange, New Jersey 07052
Contact: Waya, Reverend Michelle Wadleigh
An open and affirming community. Teaches that heaven and hell are states of consciousness that you experience in this lifetime. Sunday morning services are Meditation at 10:40AM and Celebration Service at 11:00AM.
Central Unitarian Church of Bergen County156 Forest Ave. Paramus, NJ 07652
Welcomes all people of good faith and, as a Welcoming Congregation, make a special effort to be inclusive of GLBTI people. Sunday services are at 10:30AM.
Christ Church Newton62 Main Street, Newton, NJ 07860
Contact: Lisa Pachnos & Robert Griner
Is the Episcopal Church in the heart of Sussex County, and is renowned for its beautiful architecture, breathtaking music program, lively children's activities, and its outreach to the community. It grows every day.
Christ Episcopal Church74 Park Ave, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
A diverse, inclusive Episcopal parish in the Diocese of Newark. Welcomes all people with open arms. The building is wheelchair-accessible.
Congregation Beth Hatikvah36 Chatham Road, Summit, NJ 07901
Contact: Michal Fineman
Redefines what it means to belong to a synagogue. Here, you are part of a movement towards bringing back the richness of human togetherness. Mission is to infuse life with meaningful social interaction because of the belief the future of Judaism depends on the ability to stay connected. Welcomes all.
Cresskill Congregational Church, United Church of Christ85 Union Avenue, Cresskill, NJ 07626
Contact: Rev. David C. Bocock, Pastor
Meets every Sunday at 10:00AM. A church where you can worship with your head and your heart, where the minister's sermons are engaging and applicable to daily living, where a church is socially conscious and involved in the world, and is inclusive and welcoming to all.
Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit36 Gould Street, Verona, NJ 07044
Contact: The Rev. Jerry Racioppi
Joyfully explores and shares our faith, serves others, and welcomes all.
First Congregational Church, United Church of ChristFirst Congregational Church, UCC 40 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Contact: Ann Ralosky
A progressive, open and affirming congregation that welcomes all people, regardless of race, creed, ability, status, gender identification or sexual orientation. Gathers for a lively, inclusive worship service at 10:30AM each Sunday.
Heart Circle Sangha451 Hillcrest Road, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Fosters the practice and study of Buddhism in the Soto and Rinzai Zen traditions through meditation, study, services, retreats and workshops.
Contact: Christian Paolino
An LGBT organization within the Episcopal Church. Represent welcoming congregations across the country and provide advocacy, social, outreach and worship opportunities.
Pleasantdale Presbyterian Church location471 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ, 07052
Contact: Todd Shumpert
Extends a simple and unqualified welcome to all those who seek this path and this calling. Invites all children of God into active membership, encouraging the full participation of all members in every area of the life of this congregation.
Sha'ar CommunitiesVarious locations.
Choose your Gate. Open your soul. Find your community.
A groundbreaking suburban initiative founded by Rabbi Adina Lewittes, inspired by a broad vision of Jewish renaissance, and led by a team of dedicated lay leaders.
Welcomes people of all backgrounds, and especially seek to create inviting access into Judaism for those historically on the margins: LGBTQ Jews, singles, Interfaith/multi-heritage families and individuals, Jews of color and Jews by Choice.
St. Francis Independent Catholic Mission; All Inclusive Catholic Faith Community Celebrating Diversity195 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Contact: Most Reverend Dr. George Lucey, FCR
Helps find a supportive community with a wealth of opportunities for spiritual and personal growth. Liturgy and conversation is every Sunday at 12:00PM.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church61 Church Street, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Contact: Rev. Gary C. LeCroy, Pastor
A Reconciling In Christ congregation, welcoming diversity and is open to the Full Participation of all baptized people, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, color, national origin, economic status, or marital status.
St. Peterís Episcopal Church380 Clifton Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011
Welcomes all persons to join them for worship, fellowship and service in the community. Families of all styles are welcomed.
The OasisLGBT Ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark, Episcopal House, 31 Mulberrry Street, Newark, NJ 07102
A justice ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Straight persons, their families and friends, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, class, ability, economic or educational status.
The Presbyterian Church in LeoniaThe Presbyterian Church in Leonia, Box 448, Leonia, New Jersey 07605
Contact: Leah Fowler
A small, diverse and active church. Welcomes the LGBT community. Enjoys community fellowship, lively worship, family life, and social justice outreach.
Zion Lutheran Church111 Midland Ave, Garfield, NJ 07026
Contact: Rev. Dr. Janet E. Blair
Welcomes LGBTQIA people in every aspect of church life, including leadership (pastors and other leaders with partners) and membership.
Welcomes same-sex couples who would like to be married in the ELCA. Zion’s vice pastor, Rev. Janet Blair, is licensed to officiate at marriage ceremonies in New Jersey and New York City.
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