Inclusive Louisiana (LGBT)

Inclusive Louisiana is an organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender  [LGBT] Episcopalians and our straight friends. It’s mission is to inspire and equip the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana, it’s congregations and members, to proclaim and embody God’s all-inclusive love for LGBTQ persons and those who love them.

Our mission commits us to……

  • a network of Congregations that extend themselves in welcoming LGBT people
  • pastorally sensitive care for LGBT people in dealing with spiritual concerns
  • the spiritual empowerment of LGBT people
  • sharing the Good News of Christ
  • witness and education
  • advocacy for the full inclusion of LGBT people throughout the Church

We can hep you find an Episcopal Church where you will feel at home, meet other LGBT Episcopalians, and help our church minister to LGBT persons.  We host support services as well as virtual and in-person events each year including:

  • Presence at Baton Rouge and New Orleans Pride
  • Monthly Support Group
  • Yearly Spiritual Retreat
  • Respond pastorally to inquiries via email and phone calls
  • Connections with LGBTQ-friendly congregations
  • Provides education opportunities with congregations and diocesan institutions
  • Support the Santa Marta Anglican Center for LGBTQ+ Youth and  Young Adults in El Salvador

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