Welcoming Communities of Faith
Western North Carolina has many welcoming communities of faith. Check our directory to find one near you.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Swannanoa Valley*Unitarian Universalist
On the forefront of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer inclusion for more than 40 years, we are people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We welcome you: your whole self, with all your truths and your doubts, your worries and your hopes. Join us on this extraordinary adventure of faith. Get involved!
500 Montreat Rd Black Mountain North Carolina 28711
Land of the Sky UCC*United Church of Christ
As a community living into the unity for which Jesus prayed, we welcome the beautiful spectrum of God’s people-of every race, nationality, class, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, and ability-into the full life of the church.
15 Overbrook Place Asheville North Carolina 28805
Welcome! That's a word we use frequently here at Kenilworth Church. That's because we truly welcome all people without regard to race, age, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, education or economic class.
123 Kenilworth Rd Asheville North Carolina 28803
oUR Welcome! That's a word we use frequently here at Kenilworth Church. That's because we truly welcome all people without regard to race, age, sexual orientation, physical and mental ability, education or economic class.
574 Haywood Road (Omega Room) Asheville North Carolina 28806
Center for Spiritual Living*
A New Thought community dedicated to prosperous living through spiritual awareness of our perfect health, perfect wealth and perfect happiness. Those of gay and lesbian orientation, youth and families, are all honored and play meaningful roles within our community.
2 Science of Mind Way Asheville North Carolina 28806
Boone Friends Meeting*Quaker
Urban Dharma NC*Buddhist
We believe that Buddhist teachings have much to offer—not only to those who self-identify as Buddhist, but more fundamentally to all who seek to live intentional, compassionate, and balanced lives. And we believe that we can do this best when we have a community that is welcoming, open, and supportive.
29 Page Avenue Asheville North Carolina 28801
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hendersonville*Unitarian Universalist
We are a welcoming congregation that supports and encourages a willingness to learn from many sources, including the teachings of the world’s great religions.
2021 Kanuga Road Hendersonville North Carolina 28739
Unitarian Universalist Church of Transylvania*Unitarian Universalist
Celebrating personal and religious diversity means we are an inclusive community, welcoming people regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, disability or personal belief about God.
24 Varsity Street Brevard North Carolina 28712
Thermal Belt Unitarian Universalist Fellowship*Unitarian Universalist
TBUUF is affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Association of North America and is an ethical and liberal religious community dedicated to promoting the ongoing search for truth and affirming the inherent worth of the individual.
835 N. Trade St. Tryon North Carolina 28782
The Reconciling Ministry Group at Central United Methodist Church*Methodist
We are a community for Christ in the center of the city. We welcome everyone without exception, and we affirm that all individuals are persons of sacred worth.
27 Church St Asheville North Carolina 28801
Swannanoa Valley Friends Meeting*Quaker - Friends
Swannanoa Valley Friends Meeting is a faith community in Black Mountain, North Carolina deeply rooted in the principles of the Religious Society of Friends, the Quakers. We believe that all people have within them the inner light of the Divine and so our worship is open to everyone.
137 Center Avenue Black Mountain North Carolina 28711
St. David’s Episcopal Church*Episcopal
St. David's Episcopal Church is a community that celebrates a rich tradition while at the same time seeking new ways to express and experience the mysteries of God in Christ. We are intentionally inclusive, welcoming all people as they are.
385 Forest Hills Road Cullowhee North Carolina 28723
Here at St. John’s Episcopal Church of Asheville we gather to practice the generous Gospel of Jesus Christ. We are a vibrant community celebrating the faith we share. Join us for worship every Saturday at 5 PM and every Sunday at 11 AM, followed by Coffee Hour.
290 Old Haw Creek Rd Asheville North Carolina 28805