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Verified Clear

Verified Clear is the clearest score that a church can receive. A “VC” church indicates a representative from the church has responded to our policy-survey, confirming their actively enforced policies, directly with our team. Churches are eligible for a Verified Clear score regardless of their answers to the survey questions, which are displayed in lieu of our typical scoring designations. 

In the survey, we ask if churches will hire, marry and ordain (or recommend for ordination) all who identify as LGBTQIA, if women can preach, lead and govern, how often women and/or non-binary preach and if they make up at least 50% of church's leadership team.

Are you a church leader or staff person who is Interested having your church scored as Verified Clear? Email us to receive the survey.

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Hollywood United Methodist Church
Los Angeles, California
Pastor: Reverend Kathy Cooper Ledesma
Lighthouse Covenant Church
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Pastor: Dee McIntosh
First Presbyterian Church of Davenport
Davenport, Iowa
Pastor: Richard Miller
Reservoir Church
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Pastor: Steve Watson
Trinity Church of Austin
Austin, Texas
Pastor: Sid Hall
Trinity United Methodist Church
Seattle, Washington
Pastor: Aaron Strietzel
Middle Collegiate Church
New York, New York
Pastor: Jacqui Lewis
Urban Grace, The Downtown Church
Tacoma, Washington
Pastor: Ben Robinson
Mount Calvary Christian Church
Harlingen, Texas
Pastor: Aliselle Lopez
Douglas Congregational United Church of Christ
Douglas, Michigan
Pastor: Salvatore Sapienza
Park Hill Congregational United Church of Christ
Denver, Colorado
Pastor: David Bahr
Pax Christi Ecumenical Catholic Church
Denver, Colorado
Pastor: Michael J. Nicosia
Park Avenue Christian Church
New York, New York
Pastor: Kaji Dousa
Open Prairie United Church of Christ
Princeton, Illinois
Pastor: Adam Webber
Oasis Church Waterloo
City of London, London
Pastor: Steve Chalke
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Pastor: Erin Hurley Robinson
St. Stephen United Methodist Church
Mesquite, Texas
Pastor: Rev. Geoffrey Moore
Denver Community Church
Denver, Colorado
Pastor: Michael Hidalgo
North Decatur Presbyterian Church
Decatur, Georgia
Pastor: David Lewicki
Eastside United Church
Regina, Saskatchewan
Pastor: Russell Mitchell-Walker
Niles Discovery Church
Fremont, California
Pastor: Jeffrey Spencer
Episcopal Church at Princeton
Princeton, New Jersey
Pastor: Chip Stokes
Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church
Cincinnati, Ohio
Pastor: Stacey Midge
The Loft at Westwood United Methodist Church
Los Angeles, California
Pastor: Chris Spearman
Metropolitan Interdenominational Church
Nashville, Tennessee
Pastor: Rev. Edwin C. Sanders, II
Missiongathering Church (Charlotte)
Charlotte, North Carolina
Pastor: Rich McCullen
Christ & St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Norfolk, Virginia
Pastor: Rev. Canon Win Lewis
Portland, Maine
Pastor: Sara Ewing-Merrill
St. Philip Lutheran Church
Glenview, Illinois
Pastor: Kyle Severson
First Lutheran Church of Malden
Malden, Massachusetts
Pastor: Emily Hamilton
Saint Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church
Tucson, Arizona
Pastor: Robert Hendrickson
Redeeming Church (St. Petersburg)
St. Petersburg, Florida
Pastor: Adam Gray
New Vision United Church of Christ
Canton, Ohio
Pastor: Anissa Glaser-Bacon
First Parish Universalist Church of Stoughton
Stoughton, Massachusetts
Pastor: Rev. Sarah Napoline
Trinity Reformed Church
Schenectady, New York
WildWood Gathering
Olympia, Washington
Pastor: Elizabeth Ullery Swenson
Austin New Church
Austin, Texas
Pastor: Jason Morriss
Holy Spirit Lutheran Church
Edmonton, Alberta
Pastor: Rev. Trish Schmermund
Comox United Church
Comox, British Columbia
Pastor: Keltie Van Binsbergen
Menifee Valley Church of Christ
Menifee, California
Pastor: Sarah Gomez-Lorraine
Saint John's Cathedral (Denver)
Denver, Colorado
Pastor: Richard Lawson
McDougall United Church (Edmonton)
Edmonton, Alberta
Pastor: Rev. Christina Bellsmith
St Brigids
Vancouver, British Columbia
Pastor: Marnie
The Living Room Community of Faith
Kitchener, Ontario
Wild Rose United Church
Calgary, Alberta
Pastor: Geoffrey Simmin
Hillhurst United Church
Calgary, Alberta
Pastor: John Pentland
Faith Lutheran Church (Winnipeg)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Pastor: Chris Bishopp
The Episcopal Church in Arlington, St. Alban’s
Arlington, Texas
Pastor: The Rev. Kevin Johnson
Portsmouth Union Church
Portland, Oregon
Pastor: Julia Nielsen
Church of the Good Shepherd (Decatur)
Decatur, Alabama
Pastor: Rev. Bude VanDyke
Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
San Jose, California
Pastor: Manda Truchinski
Trinity Presbyterian Church (Harrisonburg)
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Pastor: Stephanie Sorge Wing
First Christian Church (Eugene)
Eugene, Oregon
Pastor: Rev. Dr. Daniel E.H. Bryant
Milagro Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Pueblo, Colorado
Pastor: Marnie Leinberger
Unlimited Ministries of Alabama
Huntsville, Alabama
Pastor: Madge Phillips Atkinson
First Congregational Church, Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Pastor: Rev. Heather Haginduff
First Congregational Church of Greenwich
Greenwich, Connecticut
Rock Bridge Christian Church
Columbia, Missouri
Pastor: Rev. Sarah Klaassen
First Christian Church Denton
Denton, Texas
Pastor: Rev. Jack Mullins
The Quest - (Novato)
Novato, California
Good Samaritan Episcopal Church
Brownsburg, Indiana
Pastor: Rev. Dr. Gray Lesesne
Sovereign Grace Community Church
Broadview Heights, Ohio
Pastor: Plurality of Elders
Little Flowers Community
Winnipeg, Manitoba
West Linn Lutheran Church
West Linn, Oregon
Pastor: Tim Herzfelfdt-Kamprath
Oak Life Church
Oakland, California
Pastor: Chris Scott
Northland Village Church
Pasadena, California
Pastor: Beau Wammack
Jehu's Table
Brooklyn, New York
Pastor: Rev. Lenny Duncan
Christ Episcopal Church, Seattle
Seattle, Washington
Pastor: The Rev. Shelly Fayette
Buffalo Presbyterian Church
Buffalo, Minnesota
Pastor: Rev. Brian Entz
Church of the Beatitudes
Phoenix, Arizona
Pastor: Rev. Tony Minear, PhD
All God's Children Metropolitan Community Church
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Pastor: Rev. DeWayne L. Davis
Community Church of Wilmette
Wilmette, Illinois
Pastor: David Van Brakle
Disciples Christian Church (Bartlesville)
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Pastor: Kelley Becker
Trinity Family Midtown Church of the Nazarene
Kansas City, Missouri
Pastor: Andy McGee
Pearl Church
Portland, Oregon
Pastor: Mike Roth
Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Pastor: Doug Mathison
Haven Berkeley
Berkeley, California
Pastor: Leah Martens
Epworth United Methodist Church
Berkeley, California
Pastor: Rev. Kristin Stoneking
LifeJourney Church
Indianapolis, Indiana
Pastor: Jeff Miner
New Day Church
Bronx, New York
Pastor: Doug Cunningham
First Congregational Church of Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Pastor: Nathan Dannison
Trinity Parish Episcopal Church
Seattle, Washington
Pastor: Jeffrey Shilling Gill
Commons Church
Calgary, Alberta
Pastor: Jeremy Duncan
Morgantown Community Church
Morgantown, Kentucky
Pastor: Josh Scott
Christ Church
Portland, Oregon
Pastor: Adam Phillips
Artisan Church
Rochester, New York
Pastor: Scott Austin
First Baptist Church of Columbia, MO
Columbia, Missouri
Pastor: Carol McEntyre
Glendale City Church
Glendale, California
Pastor: Todd Leonard
Lighthouse Community Church
Biloxi, Mississippi
Pastor: Errol Montgomery-Robertson
First Parish Church - Brunswick, ME
Brunswick, Maine
Pastor: Rev. Mary Baard
First Congregational United Church of Christ Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Pastor: Rev. Sue Joiner
Stirling Avenue Mennonite Church
Kitchener, Ontario
Pastor: Renee Sauder
Grace United Methodist Church
Wyckoff, New Jersey
Pastor: Scott Bostwick
Jesus People Church of Asheville
Asheville, North Carolina
Pastor: Tom Cash
First & Central Presbyterian
Wilmington, Delaware
Pastor: Doug Gerdts
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Pastor: Rev. Dr. Ritva Williams
New Covenant Church of Phoenix
Phoenix, Arizona
Pastor: David Fox
First Christian Church (Concord)
Concord, California
Pastor: David Ernat
St Michael the Archangel Parish
Oro Valley, Arizona
Pastor: Rev. Delores J. Kropf
Saint James's Espiscopal Church
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Pastor: Holly Lyman Antolini
Vinings Lake Church
Mableton, Georgia
Pastor: Cody Deese
Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights
Shaker Heights, Ohio
Pastor: Shawnthea Monroe
red deer lake united church
Calgary, Alberta
Pastor: Nicholas Coates
St. Dunstan's Anglican Church
Aldergrove, British Columbia
Pastor: David Taylor
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
Heathsville, Virginia
Pastor: Lucia Llyod
Wiliston-Immanuel United Church
Portland, Maine
Pastor: Derek Austin
Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder
Boulder, Colorado
Pastor: Rev. Kelly Dignan
First Christian Church of Burbank
Burbank, California
Pastor: Stanley Smith
Twin Pines Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Lexington, Kentucky
Pastor: Bennie Braddick
Trinity Reformed Church
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Pastor: Benjamin Bruins
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Pastor: Rev. Dr. Clint Schnekloth
Hope Church RCA
Holland, Michigan
Pastor: Jill Russell
Bethany Presbyterian Church
San Bruno, California
Pastor: Reverend Kathryn Pyke
Mosaic United Methodist
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Pastor: Scott Spencer
United Church of Rogers Park
Chicago, Illinois
Pastor: Hope Chernich
St. Matthew United Church of Christ
Wheaton, Illinois
Pastor: Allen Mothershed
Two Rivers United Methodist Church
Charleston, South Carolina
Pastor: Wendy Hudson-Jacoby
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
Houston, Texas
Pastor: Lisa Hunt
The Gathering Place Worship Center Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia
Pastor: Keith Perry
St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church Kingston, ON (ELCIC)
Kingston, Ontario
Pastor: Rev. Steve Hoffard
St. John's United Church of Christ
Dayton, Ohio
Pastor: Adam Wirrig
Williamsburg Baptist Church
Williamsburg, Virginia
Pastor: Daniel R. Willson
Servant's Table Church
Tulsa, Oklahoma
One Church
Tempe, Arizona
Pastor: Angie Von Slaughter
Central Presbyterian Church (Atlanta)
Atlanta, Georgia
Pastor: David Cozad (Interim)
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Glendale
Glendale, California
Pastor: Mark Weitzel
Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario
Pastor: Jeff Rock
Church of the City NYC (formerly TGC Midtown)
New York, New York
Pastor: Jon Tyson
Left Hand Community Church
Longmont, Colorado
Pastor: Paula Stone Williams, Aaron Bailey, Jennifer Jepsen
Glendale United Methodist Church - Nashville
Nashville, Tennessee
Pastor: Rev. Steph Dodge
Riverfront Family Church
Hartford, Connecticut
Pastor: Liza Arulampalam
Charlotte, North Carolina
Pastor: Matt O'Neil & Scott Hofert
Greenwood Forest Baptist Church
Cary, North Carolina
Pastor: Rev. Lauren Efird
South Joplin Christian Church
Joplin, Missouri
Pastor: Dr. Colleen Carroll
Bar Church
Seattle, Washington
Pastor: Nate Stone
First Presbyterian Church (Birmingham)
Birmingham, Alabama
Pastor: Cat Goodrich
Pacific Beach United Methodist Church
San Diego, California
Pastor: Bob Rhodes
City Church San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Pastor: Fred Harrell
Unity Church Gulf Shores
Gulf Shores, Alabama
Pastor: Jim Mullis
The River NYC
New York, New York
Pastor: Charles Park, Caroline Park, Sara Furste, John Furste
Irving Park Lutheran Church
Chicago, Illinois
Pastor: Erin Bouman
Friends Congregational Church
College Station, Texas
Pastor: The Rev. Dr. Dan De Leon
First Congregational United Church of Christ
Mason City, Iowa
Pastor: Chuck Kelsey
Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ
Beaverton, Oregon
Pastor: David Randall-Bodman
St. Paul & St. Andrew United Methodist Church
New York, New York
Pastor: Rev. K Karpen
St. John's Episcopal Cathedral
Los Angeles, California
Pastor: Rev. Mark Kowalewski
New Abbey
Pasadena, California
University Baptist Church
Starkville, Mississippi
Pastor: Bert Montgomery
St. Lydia's
Brooklyn, New York
St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral
Glasgow, Scotland
Pastor: Kelvin Holdsworth
Trinity Lower East Side Lutheran Parish
New York, New York
Pastor: Phil Trzynka
Nexus Church United Church of Christ
Hamilton, Ohio
Pastor: Jonathan Bradner
Galileo Christian Church
Fort Worth, Texas
Pastor: Katie Hays
East Coast Church
Boynton Beach, Florida
Pastor: David Luster
Houston, Texas
Pastor: Ashley Dellagiacoma
Maple Leaf Lutheran Church
Seattle, Washington
Pastor: Julie Blum
A Community of the Servant-Savior Presbyterian
Houston, Texas
Pastor: Kathleen Davies
Unitarian Universalist Church of Reston
Reston, Virginia
Pastor: Debra W. Haffner
Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Church
Cedar Park, Texas
Pastor: Rev. Joanna Fontaine Crawford
Grace Lutheran Church of Northeast Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Pastor: Emmy Kegler
Maryland Presbyterian Church
Towson, Maryland
Pastor: David Norse
Sanctuary Community Church
Iowa City, Iowa
Pastor: Adey Wassink
Soundview Church
Everett, Washington
Pastor: Dave Needham
Justice Community
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Pastor: Jeffrey M. Luchun
Eastwood Christian Church
Nashville, Tennessee
Pastor: Jay Hartley
Belong Church
Denver, Colorado
Pastor: Jasper Peters
Church of Mary Magdalene
Decatur, Georgia
Greenpoint Reformed Church
Brooklyn, New York
Pastor: Ann Kansfield & Jennifer Aull
Covenant of the Cross
Madison, Tennessee
Pastor: Greg Bullard
Holy Spirit Episcopal Church
Dover, Idaho
Pastor: Rev Nolan Redman
King of Kings Lutheran Church Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Pastor: Rev. Marie Duquette
St. Paul United Church of Christ
Corpus Christi, Texas
Pastor: Rev. Burton Bagby-Grose
Blakemore United Methodist Church
Nashville, Tennessee
Pastor: John Hill
Trinity Parish in Bergen Point
Bayonne, New Jersey
Pastor: Rev. Gregory Perez
The Spring Glen Church, UCC
Hamden, Connecticut
Pastor: Jack Perkins Davidson
The Congregational Church in Exeter (UCC)
Exeter, New Hampshire
Pastor: Emily C. Heath
Pullen Memorial Baptist Church
Raleigh, North Carolina
Pastor: Nancy Petty
Main Line Unitarian Church
Devon, Pennsylvania
Pastor: Dr. Neal Jones
Joshua Generation Metropolitan Community Church
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Pastor: Pastor Brandiilyne
First Congregational Church
Stamford, Connecticut
Pastor: Todd Grant Yonkman
First Baptist Greenville
Greenville, South Carolina
Pastor: Jim Dant
First Baptist Church of Austin
Austin, Texas
Pastor: Griff Martin
Christ the Lord Church
Pinole, California
Pastor: Susan Champion
Allendale United Methodist Church
St. Petersburg, Florida
Pastor: Rev. Andy Oliver
RISE United Methodist Faith Community
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Pastor: Amanda Garber
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church & Campus Ministry
Houghton, Michigan
Pastor: Bucky Beach
Land of the Sky United Church of Christ
Asheville, North Carolina
Pastor: Rev. Sara Wilcox
Forefront Church
Brooklyn, New York
Pastor: Jonathan Williams
Union Church
Boston, Massachusetts
Pastor: William Bobby McClain
Clarendon Presbyterian Church
Arlington, Virginia
Pastor: Rev. Dr. David Ensign
Expressions Church
Oklahoma City , Oklahoma
Pastor: Neill Coffman
Augustine United Church
Edinburgh , Scotland
Pastor: Rev Fiona Bennett
MCC United Church of Christ in the Valley
North Hollywood, California
Pastor: Provisional Interim Pastor Rev. Dr. Pat Langlois
Central Avenue Church
Glendale, California
Pastor: Aaron Van Voorhis
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
Mesa, Arizona
Pastor: Melissa Harr
Salt House Church
Kirkland, Washington
Pastor: Sara Wolbrecht
White Rock Community Church
Dallas, Texas
Pastor: Douglas Shaffer
St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church
Atlanta, Georgia
Pastor: Patricia Templeton
First Congregational Church
Fort Worth, Texas
Pastor: Rev. Lee Ann Bryce
Solomon's Porch
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Pastor: Doug Pagitt
Valley and Mountain
Seattle, Washington
Pastor: Rev. John Helmiere
Living Waters Lutheran Church
Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
Pastor: Todd Mattson
Hope Mennonite Church
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Pastor: Lynell Bergen
Highlands Church
Denver, Colorado
Pastor: Mark Tidd, Jenny Morgan, Rachel McClaire
Church of the Apostles
Seattle, Washington
Pastor: Rev. Ivar Hillesland
Central Woodward Christian Church
Troy, Michigan
Pastor: Dr. Robert Cornwall
First Mennonite Church of San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Pastor: Sheri Hostetler
First Congregational Church
Concord, New Hampshire
Pastor: Emilia Halstead
Downtown Disciples
Des Moines, Iowa
Pastor: Debbie Griffin
Saint Paul's United Church of Christ of Laramie
Laramie, Wyoming
Pastor: Rev. Kenneth Ingram
Blue Ocean Faith Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Pastor: Ken Wilson
Mead, Washington
Pastor: Ryan Miller
First United Methodist Church of Seattle
Seattle, Washington
Pastor: Rev. Jeremy Smith
Grace United Methodist Church
Chicago, Illinois
Pastor: Mark Schol
Urban Village Church
Chicago, Illinois
Pastor: Christian Coon
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