The church's Values page clearly states that it is radically inclusive and reconciling.
A pastoral assistant on the church staff identifies as gay and was the first openly gay clergy person to be ordained by the church.
The church has an inclusive ministry to those living with HIV/AIDS.
Church is listed as a Welcoming and Affirming Congregation by the Institute of Welcoming Resources of the National LGBTQ Task Force
Church is hosting the 2018 Soul's a' Fire 6 conference of the Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies in Religion African-American Roundtable and Many Voices, which focuses on Black Queer Theology.
"This Man Doesn't Have a Prayer," an article about the pastor's 2002 gubernatorial run, notes that "In his sermons, [Reverend] Sanders reaches out to minorities, women, homosexuals and other historically marginalized groups."