“I’m Inclusive + Affirming” — Clergy Resources


Queer Grace: An Online Encyclopedia for LGBTQ and Christian Life
“Queer Grace is a growing resource-rich encyclopedia of existing and new content around LGBTQ life and the Christian faith.” Excellent collection of links to resources and content generated specifically for Queer Grace. Contributing authors are LGBTQ Christians from a variety of denominations.

Reconciling Ministries Network Toolkit for Becoming a Welcoming Congregation
Already a Reconciling Church? See especially Appendix 11: We’re Welcoming. Now What?

“For the Bible Tells Me So” Leader Discussion Guide
Study guide designed for use with movie “For the Bible Tells Me So.” Includes useful discussion guides on various ways we read the bible, engaging passages typically used to exclude LGBTQ folks, and understanding the cultural context of scripture.


GLSEN Ready, Set, Respect Toolkit
Educational resource for teaching elementary-age children about affirming and respecting people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Includes modules on Name-Calling & Bullying, Family Diversity, and Gender Roles & Diversity;

A Brief Guide to Ministry with LGBTQIA Youth by Cody J. Sanders (2017)
A slim volume that helps affirming pastors and congregations provide skillful care to LGBTQ youth in their communities.


Enfleshed Liturgy Library
A library of queer-inclusive and liberationist worship resource: calls to worship, wedding services, scripture remixes, communion liturgies, affirmations of faith, prayers of all sorts.

LGBTQ+ Affirming Hymns
“Songs for the Holy Other aims to provide congregations working to dismantle these walls with a toolbox of hymns by and for those who identify as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, nonbinary, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, aromantic, two-spirit, and other sexual/gender minority (LGBTQIA2S+) community and their allies.” (.pdf freely available when you fill out the form on this page)

RMN Worship Resources
Resources for honoring and celebrating LGBTQ people in worship. Includes Service of Renaming, Communion Liturgy, Hymns about Social Justice, etc. To access, expand “Worship” section by clicking on the +.