LGBT Friendly Churches

ProSuzy is happy to provide this list of open and affirming places of worship for the Tampa Bay area LGBT Community.




Spirit of Life MCC    New Port Richey
Worship 7:00 pm
African Bible Study 8:15 pm

4133 Thys Road, (off Hwy 54), NPR. Pastor Peter Trabaris Phone 727 849-6962. EMail   Spirit of Life MCC praying, learning and sharing the faith that unfolds.  Contact Rev. Peter Trabaris at  For meeting dates and times contact Spirit of Life by phone or e-mail, or visit our website:

Spirit of Life MCC       New Port Richey   
Third Wednesday 7:00 pm
Taize Worship Service

4133 Thys Road, (off Hwy 54), NPR. Pastor Peter Trabaris Phone 727 849-6962. EMail   Spirit of Life MCC  – sharing in a quiet, meditative, musical worship experience in the style of the Taize Community of France.   Contact Rev. Peter Trabaris at  For meeting dates and times contact Spirit of Life by phone or e-mail, or visit our website:

Christ the Cornerstone Church    Pinellas Park
Bible Study     7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Insightful, inspirational and informative Bible Study. Join us for this lively discussion that will deepen your understanding and positively impact your life! Christ the Cornerstone Church, 5545 62nd Avenue, Pinellas Park, FL 33781 Phone: 727-547-6280 Directions: 49th Street north to 62nd Avenue, west on 62nd Avenue to address OR 66th Street south to 62nd Avenue, east on 62nd Avenue to address. Phone: 727-547-6280
Contact: Rev. Tasha Nelson @ 727-409-4842 Email:


Christ the Cornerstone Church    Pinellas Park
“Body for Christ” Wellness      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Come be a part of “Body for Christ” to find YOUR health through Faith, Fellowship, Fitness, Food and Focus. It will be led by Pastor Tasha Nelson and Deacon Jamie Shonk who will tailor their mentoring to each attendee and “meet you where you are” to help you attain YOUR personal health goals. This will be a great way to improve your health and overall well-being! Meets in the “Nehemiah Room” in the church’s Wellness Center. FREE event at Christ the Cornerstone Church. 5545 62nd Avenue, Pinellas Park, FL 33781 Church Phone: 727-547-6280. Contact: Pastor Tash Nelson @ 727-409-4842 Email:

The Faith Hour Radio Show       online       8:00pm-9:00pm
Listen to our weekly LIVE, Call-in internet radio show with Spiritual teachings, discussion and relevant topics that will enhance your life. Call in with questions or comments: 727-487-2930. You can also add the “Live365 Radio” app to your smartphone, set up your login & search for “Faith Radio Connection” to listen to our Christian radio station 24/7. All Are Welcome. Meeting place Directions: Go to your computer and type in the address above. Contact: Pastor Joyce Stone 727-543-6755




First Congregational United Church of Christ    Sarasota   9 am & 11 am
We are an open and affirming church. We also have a LGBT group (COLLAGE) that meets every 4th Sunday at IHOP for brunch.
1031 S Euclid Ave, Sarasota, FL 34237
Phone: 941-953-7044 Fax: 941-952-7044
Facebook page: 

Christ the Cornerstone Church      Lesbian Pastor       Pinellas Park       10:00am & 6:30pm
Uplifting, inspirational, and enlightening service where you’ll feel God’s love. Join us for fun, fellowship, and positive life-changing experiences! Come see what God can do to change YOUR life for the better! EVERYONE WELCOME. Phone: 727-547-6280 Location: 5545 62nd Ave. N., Pinellas Park, FL 33781, Contact: Rev. Joyce Stone (727) 543-6755 (cell)

King of Peace MCC Sunday Worship Service       St. Petersburg       10am- 11 am
A place to surround yourself with friends, community and love. Everyone is invited to be our guest.
Address: 3150 5th Avenue N, 727-323- 5857 Directions: On 5th Ave N. near the corner of 31st St. N. Parking and entrance in rear of building. F.M.I. please visit our website at or call 727-323-5857

South Shore UCC Service    Sun City Center    10-11:15 am
Have you been searching for a spiritual community? A church with diversity and inclusion, reaching across boundaries of gender, culture and sexual orientation? SSUCC is an open minded congregation that includes theologically progressive approaches to the Bible. All persons are invited to share and participate in leadership, ministry and fellowship with our church family. As LGBTQ are here and always welcoming!

Please join us for worship and thought provoking sermons.
After the service we invite you to join us in the hospitality hall for coffee and fellowship.  All are invited.
South Shore United Church of Christ, 1501 LaJolla Ave, Sun City Center, FL 33573. Phone: 813-634-1304
FMI Contact: Bridget Sweeney @ 813-331-3225 or email

Faith Family UCC Church Service       Tampa       10:30am – 12:00pm
We are an intentional open and affirming Christian faith community welcoming all who wish to worship with us.
Meeting Place: 1607 Lithia Pinecrest Road, Brandon, FL 33511
Mailing address: P O Box 6056, Brandon, FL 33508
Phone: 813-530-4994
Contact: Dr. Rev Kathy Rooke

Faith United Church of Christ     Bradenton     10:30 am
No matter who you are . . . or where you are on life’s journey . . . YOU’RE WELCOME HERE
4850 S.R. 64 E
Bradenton, FL 34208
Pastors – Rev. Brian and Rev. Judy Bagley-Bonner
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Holy Spirit Ecumenical Catholic Church Sunday Mass    Safety Harbor   10:30am
We welcome you “home” to a Catholic community that is welcoming and affirming, a community where the equality and dignity of each person is celebrated. Mixed Group where ALL are truly welcome. (New Address as of 1/15) 3265 State Road 580 Safety Harbor, FL 34695-4929. Contact: Bp. Steve Rosczewski  # 727-709-1542

Lakewood United Church of Christ        10:30 a.m.
A peace and justice focused congregation where all are not just welcomed but embraced and celebrated.  The mission of Lakewood UCC as part of the church universal is to: celebrate the presence and power of God in our lives and in our world; offer the hospitality and inclusive love of Christ to all people; work for God’s peace and justice throughout creation.  Join us to experience the love and grace of God through and with this faith community.
2601 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Pastor: Rev. Kim Wells

Manatee Unitarian Universalist Fellowship     Bradenton   10:30 am

A Welcoming Congregation where equality and dignity of each person is celebrated. Sharing in an insightful, inspirational and informative, musical worship experience. We come together for Sunday services as one congregation. Come see how Christians, Buddhists, Jews, Humanists, Muslims, Scientists, Mystics, Pagans, Atheists and others find common ground in our Unitarian Universalist Community.

322 15th street west, Bradenton, FL    Phone: 941-746-0067


MCC Tampa Worship      Tampa       10:30 AM-12:00 pm
All are welcome to join the worship service at MCC Tampa, 408 East Cayuga Street, FL 33603-3702, Phone: 813-239-1951, Directions: Corner of Central and Cayuga between Sligh Ave. and Martin Luther King Blvd. Contact: Rev. Phyllis E Hunt

St. Andrew United Church of Christ      Sarasota      10:30 am
We are an Open and Affirming congregation. No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you’re welcome here. We celebrate the diversity God created us to be!
6908 Beneva Road, Sarasota, FL 34238 Phone:  941-922-7595 Pastor: Rev. Paul Werner

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Worship Service      Clearwater       10:00am
We’re part of the Reconciling in Christ initiative in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. We invite everyone to worship with us, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. If you’re looking for liturgical Christian worship that blends traditional and contemporary music, offers Bible-based teaching relevant to the modern world, and opportunities to make a difference, we want to be your church home! Everyone is invited to attend. Meeting Place: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 407 S. Saturn Avenue, Clearwater FL 33755 (727) 446-7718 Directions: We’re on Gulf to Bay Blvd, one block west of Keene/Starkey/CR 1. Contact:

Spirit of Life MCC       New Port Richey       Sunday 10:30am
4133 Thys Road, (off Hwy 54), NPR. Pastor Peter Trabaris Phone 727 849-6962. EMail   Spirit of Life MCC discovering anew what it means to be part of the Jesus Way and to experience holiness through the Journey of Life. Come and help us understand and be the new thing that God needs.  Contact Rev. Peter Trabaris at  For meeting dates and times contact Spirit of Life by phone or e-mail, or visit our website:

Suncoast Center for Spiritual Living                 Tampa               10:30am
Centers for Spiritual Living was founded by Rev. Dr. Ernest Holmes in 1949 and continues to thrive worldwide. We are a diverse spiritual community that welcomes each and every one in the Tampa Bay area. Come experience the joy of being at Suncoast Center for Spiritual Living!
Meeting Location: Helen Gordon Davis Centre for Women, Annex Bldg (behind the center adjacent to S. Cedar Ave), 305 S. Hyde Park Ave. Park on the street or at Heart of Adoptions or Bank of America nearby.
Contact person: Rev. Laine Morgan
Website: | Phone: 813-384-8162 | Email:

Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater    10:30 am
No matter who you are, whom you love, whatever your life-affirming spiritual beliefs, you are welcome here.  At the heart of our community is our search for spiritual wisdom, and our promise to live ethically. We have members who believe in one God, many Gods, and no God. We have a meditation group, Buddhist group, humanist group, children’s religious enrichment, an amazing, active, and accepting youth group, parent group, groups for olders and elders, and more. Come find your own true spiritual path and join those who will support you in your journey.

Questions? Want to learn more? Please call us at 727-531-7704, or send an email to

Directions: From North: Hwy 19 South. Turn right on Nursery road (across the street from Steak & Shake). Approx. 1 mile on the right is the Sign for Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater. (We are across the street from the neon sign for Unity) Turn right into the parking lot. The large octagon building is the Octagon Arts Center. Welcome.

From South: Take Belcher Rd north past East Bay Rd and turn right at Nursery Rd (Walgreens on the corner). 1 mile east take a left into the UUC parking lot. You will see the building and signs. Welcome.

Harmony Metaphysical Church      Tampa       11:00 & 6:00
Healing and meditation begin at 10:30a before 11:00a service and 5:30 before 6:00p service. Where light workers and awaken souls meet. Mixed Group. Harmony Metaphysical Church, 2517 W Henry Ave., Tampa 33614, 813 872-0295 Directions: 5 blcks north of hillsborough between Armenia and Habana Contact: Kathy or Cheri 813 872-0295

Evening Church Service   Pinellas Park   6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
For the month of February, 2015, the theme is “LOVE.” Weekly service every Sunday in February will be on the topic of “Love”. John 13:34 – A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. Sunday Evening Service will be delivered by Pastor Lisa Hobbs and Pastor Tash Nelson. Christ the Cornerstone Church, 5545 62nd Ave N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781 Phone: 727-547-6280 Directions: From the intersection of 49th St N and 62nd Ave N head west and the church will be 6 blocks up on the right hand side. Contact: Pastor Lisa Hobbs @ 727-324-3381. Email: