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Worship: Pride/National Coming Out Day/Trans Day of Remembrance

resources from judicatories, including re-opening guidelines and online worship videos; online hospitality & participation; engaging children, youth, and intergenerational; lectionary & preaching; liturgy, music & liturgical arts; tech & copyright helps;


While our liturgical calendar is ordered by sacred seasons, it is also sprinkled with special days—days set apart for celebration, honor, awe, unity, and justice. That’s why A Sanctified Art has crafted their Special Sundays collection with liturgy, art, and poetry for:

These worship resources are intended to be meaningful, low-prep materials to add creativity and depth to each service.

Prayer, Worship, and Other Church Resources

MANY VOICES - GuideStar ProfileTransgender Renaming Service

Ceremony to honor and commemorate persons coming into the fullness of their identity with the support of their worshipping community.

Grace like glitter - downloadGrace like glitter (PDF download) Resources for Pride
Alex and Jo Clare-Young (eds)

Digital download: A collection of resources created by members of the Iona Community’s LGBTQ+ Common Concern Network as a reflection of all that they seek to celebrate and affirm. Includes prayers, poems, reflections and songs.



Parity helps congregations and faith organizations, clergy, seminarians, denominations and seminaries become more LGBTQ+ sensitive and celebratory.

Find liturgical elements, full liturgies, tips for diversity inclusion, family and loved ones support, and more.

ReconcilingWorksReconciling Works offers prepared full liturgies and liturgical elements, along with tips and practices to enhance LGBTQIA+ welcome and inclusion.

enfleshed offers full worship services, liturgical elements, hymns, and preaching texts and prompts for Pride Celebrations and LGBTQ+ welcome.

UCC Open and Affirming Coalition | Worship Open and Affirming Coaltion of the UCC offers liturgical elements and prayers for Pride Month and National Coming Out Day.

 More Light Presbyterians offers numerous resources to increase and enhance LGBTQ+ welcome and safe spaces, including affirming worship.

representation.pngWord Made Queer offers General Worship Resources, Pride Services, Marriage Liturgies, Naming Services, Grief, and Queer Devotions.

The Institute for Welcoming Resources - The National LGBTQ Task Force  Action Fund The National LGBTQ Task Force supports the Institute for Welcoming Resources, which offers a book list and liturgical elements and prayers available online/for download.

The PC(USA) Store has compiled a list of resources for Preaching & Teaching Women's Stories and Books for LGBTQIA+ Inclusion.


Illustrated Ministry's swag is available in 5 different designs - all available in t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies! 

"The trans community is very small, it’s a microcosm of the society, even smaller than the LGB community,” says Ebony Harper, executive director of California TRANScends. Harper joined Lambda legal attorney Carl Charles and congressional candidate Maebe A. Girl on a special videotaped roundtable marking Transgender Day of Visibility, which falls on March 31. The three panelists engaged in a sweeping discussion of how a small minority of Americans has become a target of conservative culture wars as a way to distract people from issues like climate change and economic injustices, and how resistance to right-wing attacks takes many forms: litigation, political engagement, and individual acts of solidarity.

Watch the full interview.