The short answer is that yes you can. But as most of us have encountered, finding that home isn’t as easy as googling it on the internet. In today’s world, the general attendance at churches is dropping, which is probably of no great surprise to anyone. In today’s world, the baby boomers are getting older, and less of them took their kids to church when they were younger. So, Gen X may have never even been exposed to organized religion. There are scandals popping up in what seems to be daily news releases. Many churches are starting to use the internet as a place to advertise as well maintaining a website.

Now, depending on where you are in the world, what religion you may practice or have been raised under is as varying as the types. You could be in San Francisco in the center of self-expression or in contrast, you could be in the deep south of the US, at the center of conservatism. Could you find a church in both locations that accept you for who you are; yes? Could you also hit a wall of disgust in both places; again, yes?

Then how do you start looking? This is the very simplified version. Things will likely never go this smooth; if they did I would not be writing this. Well, a good place to start is to actually look up the list of overall churches and visit their websites. Yes, this goes opposite of what I said about them advertising, but you have to find out what this religious organization is about, and you have to start somewhere. If you don’t like what you are seeing, then there is no point in looking any further at them, and you should move on to the next one.

I am going to use the Episcopal Church as my example. I am Episcopalian, and with the exception of a few, completely accepted within my congregation. If you check the church’s main website you’ll notice a stated message, “All Are Welcome.” You may find several religions that you never even considered or have heard about; keep your mind open—just as you want a new church home to do for you. When I went looking for my church home, I had two religions that I looked into.

So now what? You found a religion(s) you are interested in; which church should you go to?

Next time, I will offer some help in figuring that out without having to attend 20 places to find out which one might be the best choice for you

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Michelle Liefde
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Michelle Liefde (@elbereth)
1 year ago

Codille, thank you. It is no easy task finding a place but can be a very informative and in its own way a rewarding one. Looking forward to your next article on this.

skippy1965 Cynthia
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skippy1965 Cynthia (@skippy1965)
1 year ago

Ditto to what Michelle said. And miss you FF!
Cyn

Sandi Santora
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Sandi Santora (@sandicdcougar)
1 year ago

Well, an interesting subject for sure. I’m Lutheran, and I attend church services regularly. And I’m very active in my church as well. I do not miss many Sunday services……….all in MALE mode. You see, like so many others, My Cross Dressing is a secret! Even to my significant other. Secret!,,,shhhhh. By coming OUT to the congregation, I would absolutely blow their minds, let alone my SO. I do have the opportunity to dress up when traveling on business trips. In that other world, I feel completely at ease with my journey as a gurl. I feel free, l feel… Read more »

Sophie Underhill
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Sophie Underhill (@sophieunderhill)
1 year ago
Reply to  Sandi Santora

I completely identify with this Sandi. I am an active member of my church in the UK. But as a male. I too only dress on trips.
In my mind I cannot imagine a God who would mind how I dress. But I like your little prayer at Communion.

Jessica
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Jessica (@jessicagurl)
1 year ago

There are many RCMM churches around and for us (hopefully in your area as well, so any that are interested would be able to check that church out) , my congregation is small but I’ve never been so comfortable worshiping and totally accepted by everyone there. There is zero judgement.

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stephanie plumb (@st999)
1 year ago

I am a member of the Eastern Orthodox Religion. I do not know what their stance is on LGBT issues, nor do I care. Church rules are made by men, not by God. And my God doesn’t give a fig about what I choose to wear. We are made in his image after all. My late father put is very well. He said “You don’t choose God, God chooses you.” Well he chose me. Of course I wouldn’t attend church dressed as I wouldn’t want to cause any embarrassment.

Bettylou Cox
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Bettylou Cox (@bunnymom)
1 year ago

Codille, I had to give this a lot of thought, and I hope I don’t offend anyone with my reply. As a member of the Evangelical/Pentecostal community, I think it is safe to say that our activities are viewed with suspicion by much of the membership, even though the pastors are quite tolerant of us as persons. The “progressive” churches (for lack of a better term) are more tolerant of us as a group, but (for me) fall short where spiritual guidance is needed. Because the social aspects of church are less important to me than the spiritual, I keep… Read more »

dannieelle
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dannieelle (@dannieelle)
11 months ago

hiiii! i attend a United Church of Christ church in Vermont. People in our congregation are so down to earth, open and warmly welcoming!
If you are looking to worship your God in an open and affirming atmosphere where there is no judgement and welcomed no matter where you are on life’s journey look for a UCC church or go to ucc.org.

Stacey Ropke
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Stacey Ropke (@stacey88)
3 months ago

I grew up with a Baptist/Pentecostal background in the Deep South. Growing up I have heard “All are welcome in God’s House”, or “Come as you are”. Sounds great right? Well unfortunately in the many churches I have attended, I have seen people with hurting souls literally get escorted out of the church because they were afraid that there was an LGBT conspiracy to infiltrate the church. I hear all the time of people getting turned away because of fear and I’m just gonna say it : pure hate. I get that some denominations are getting better, and there are… Read more »

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