Faith Members

As Virginia faith leaders, we believe we must do everything in our power to ensure that Virginia is a safe and welcoming place for all people, including members of the LGBT community.

LGBT people are our friends, neighbors, family and congregants. We are all God’s children and we all deserve to go about our daily lives without the fear of discrimination.

A common value shared by our diverse faith membership is treating others the way we want to be treated. That’s why we support comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for the LGBT community in employment, housing, and public spaces.

Current Members

Rev. Courtney Allen Crump | Grace Baptist Church | Richmond
Rev. Dr. Paul Baker | Farmville UMC | Farmville
Mr. Timothy Barwick | St. Anne’s Episcopal Church | Ashburn
Dir. of Outreach & Admini Cathy Baskin | Ravensworth Baptist Church | Annandale
Rabbi Lia Bass | Congregation Etz Hayim | Arlington
Mr. Jeffrey Beatman | First Congregational Christian United Church of Christ | Chester
Rev. David Benedict | Windsor Meade Interfaith | Williamsburg
Mr. Jim Best | Floyd Friends Meeting | Meadows of Dan
Rev. Max Blalock | William and Mary Wesley Foundation | Williamsburg
Rev. Robert C. ‘Bob’ Blinn | First UU | Richmond
Rev. Mary Bohacek | Shenandoah Valley Metropolitan Community Church | Winchester
Rev. Dr. Jenny Call | Hollins University Office of Spiritual and Religious Life | Salem
Rev. Jenny Callaghan | Metropolitan Community Church of Richmond | Richmond
Pastor Natalie Chamberlain | Hilton Christian Church | Newport News
Rev Denise Childers | Grace UMC | Manassas
Ministerial Assistant Walter Clark | Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington | Midlothian
Rev. Lynne Clements | Westminster Presbyterian | Charlottesville
Rev. Jess Cook | More Light Presbyterians | Richmond
Rev. Dr. Terasa Cooley | Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington | Arlington
Rabbi Gary Creditor | Temple Beth-El | Richmond
The Rev. Stephen Crippen | St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church | Burke
Rev. David Crosby | Alexandria, VA
Pastor Pastor Lacette Cross | Restoration Fellowship RVA | Richmond
Mr. Zachary Cuba | Williamsburg Baptist Chruch | Williamsburg
The Rev. Deacon David Curtis | St Johns Episcopal | Richmond
Pastor Mary Dadisman | Carson UMC | Carson
Rev. James A. Darnell | Warwick United Church of Christ | Williamsburg
Rev. Dr. Leah Grundset Davis | Ravensworth Baptist Church | Annandale
Rev. Kathy Dwyer | Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ | Arlington
Rev. Phyllis Earley | Tabernacle United Methodist Church | Poquoson
Child of God John Egan | Pohick Episcopal Church | Springfield
Rev. Amanda England Cole | Mechanicsville
Pastor Kerra English | Ashland Presbyterian Church | Midlothian
Rev. Dr. David Ensign | Clarendon Presbyterian Church | Arlington
Rev Drew Ensz | Arise Campus Ministry | Fairfax
Pastor Alexander Evans | Second Presbyterian Church | Richmond
Mr Rich Fisher | Duncan Memorial UMC | Ashland
Pastor Morris Fleischer | Newport-Mt. Olivet United Methodist Church | Christiansburg
Pastor James Foutz-Vega | Forest Park Church | Roanoke
Rector Elizabeth Franklin | St. Michael’s Episcopal Church | Arlington
Rev. Jonathan Fuller | Ashland
Ms. Carol Gibbs | Church of the Holy Comforter | North Chesterfield
Rev. Ann Gillespie | Church of the Holy Comforter | Vienna
Rev. Elizabeth Givens | Welborne UMC | Henrico
The Rt. Rev. Susan Goff | The Episcopal Diocese of Virginia | Richmond
Pastor Ashley Goff | Arlington Presbyterian Church | Arlington
Rabbi Lizz Goldstein | Congregation Ner Shalom |
Ms. Erin Grasse | First Christian Church Pomona |
Rev. Kerry Greenhill | First UMC Hampton | Hampton
Rabbi David Greenspoon | Congregation Sha’are Shalom | Leesburg
Father Fr Joseph Grieboski | Church of the Madonna of the Streets | Alexandria
Rev. Kendra Grimes | Chaplain, Randolph-Macon College | Ashland
Rev. Dr. Robert Kaku Gunn | Deep Ocean Zendo | Virginia Beach
Rev. Valorie Gunsch | Unity of Bon Air | North Chesterfield
Rev. Ben Hadley-Goggin | Duncan Memorial UMC | Ashland
Rev. Dr. Debra Haffner | UU Reston | Reston
Rev. Judy Hall | St Matthew’s UMC | Mc Lean
Rev. Trish Hall | Center for Spiritual Living Metro | Falls Church
Rev. Neal Halvorson-Taylor | Grace Church, Red Hill | Charlottesville
Rev. Dr. Youtha Hardman-Cromwell | Trinity | Washington
Rev. Sarah Harrison-McQueen | Central UMC | Arlington
Miss Kylee Hartman-Caballero | Williamsburg Baptist Church | Williamsburg
Rev. Jamie Lynn Haskins | University of Richmond, Office of the Chaplaincy | Richmond
Preacher Lana Heath de Martínez | Virginia Sanctuary movement | Richmond
none Elizabeth Hedley | Holy Comforter, Vienna, VA and St Gabriel’s, Ashburn, VA | Ashburn
Rev. Russell Heiland | Unity of Fairfax | Oakton
Rev. Linda Higgins | St John’s UCC | Midlothian
Clerk Barbarie Hill | Charlottesville Friends Meeting (Religious Society of Friends) |
Rev. Dr. David Hindman | Williamsburg United Methodist Church | Williamsburg
Rev Liz Hulme Adam | Tabor Presbyterian | Crozet
Rabbi Ellen Jaffe-Gill | Tidewater Chavurah | Virginia Beach
Ms. Jennifer James | Washington Street UMC |
Rev. Janet James | The Gayton Kirk PCUSA | Richmond
Rev. Herbert Jones | St. Thomas Episcopal Church | Richmond
Rev. Alexis Kassim | Little River UCC | Annandale
Rabbi David Katz | Temple Beth El | Williamsburg
Rev. Sara Keeling | Good Shepherd | Woodbridge
Rabbi Michael Knopf | Temple Beth-El | Richmond
Rabbi Marc Kraus | Temple Emanuel | Virginia Beach
Rabbi Gilah Langner | Kol Ami: Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Community | Arlington
Rev. Charlotte Lehmann | Bull Run Unitarian Universalists | Manassas
Rev. Deborah Lewis | The Wesley Foundation at UVA | Charlottesville
Rev. Doctor David Lindsey | Little River United Church of Christ | Annandale
Rev. Jason Lody | St. Anthony of Padua American National Catholic Church | Centreville
Member Cindy LoSasso | St Gabriel’s Episcopal | Leesburg
Doctor Christine Luckritz Marquis | St Paul’s Episcopal Church |
Coordinator of LGBTQ+ Min Marti Mahood-Wormuth | RISE United Methodist Faith Community | Elkton
Rev. Robert Grant Mansfield | St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church | Reston
Rev. Michelle Matthews | The Kingstowne Communion | Alexandria
Mr. Gordon Meriwether | Harrisonburg District UMC | Rockingham
Rev. Taylor Mertins | Cokesbury UMC |
Rev. David Miller | Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax | Oakton
Rev. Amanda Miller Garber | RISE | Harrisonburg
Rev. Patricia Mitchell | First Congregational Christian United Church of Christ | Chesterfield
Rabbi Jack Moline | Not in a pulpit | Alexandria
Rev. Andrew Moore | St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church |
Rev. Nickie Moreno Howard | St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church | Alexandria
Dr. Susan Moseley | Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Rappahannock | White Stone
Rev. Myra Nagel | 1st Christian UCC | Chesterfield
Clerk Kimberly ODonnell | Floyd Friends Meeting | Floyd
Ms Wava Osborne | Unitarian Universalist Church of Highlands | Meadowview
Mrs. Crystal Parker | Three Chopt Presbyterian Church | Glen Allen
Ms. Helen Parry | First Congregational Christian United Church of Christ | Chesterfield
Rev. Pam Philips | Unitarian Universalist Congregation | Blacksburg
Ms. Dorothy Piatt | Westminster Presbyterian Church | Charlottesville
Pastor Stephen Poore | Center Church | Richmond
Rev. Deborah Porras | Beverley Hills community umc | Alexandria
Rev. Carla Pratt Keyes | Ginter Park Presbyterian Church | Richmond
Rabbi Steven Rein | Agudas Achim Congregation | Alexandria
Rev. Chrissy Ridings | Mt. Calvary UMC | Drakes Branch
Rev Robert N Riggles | Floris UMC | Herndon
Pastor Matt Rittle | Arlington Church of the Brethren | Arlington
Mr. John Rohrs | St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church | Norfolk
Pastor Dan Roschke | Bethlehem Lutheran Church | Fairfax
Pastor Terry Ross | Lawrence United Methodist Church | Roanoke
Rev Dodie Rossell | Second Presbyterian Church | Richmond
Rev. Amy Russell | Unitarian Universalist Community Church | Richmond
None Sara Sadler | Ravensworth Baptist Church | Annandale
The Rev. Dr. Nina Salmon | Trinity Episcopal Church | Lynchburg
Rev. Russ Savage | Unitarian Universalists of the Blue Ridge | Washington
Rabbi Jeffrey Saxe | Temple Rodef Shalom | Falls Church
Senior Pastor Sarah Scherschligt | Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church | Alexandria
Rabbi Amy Schwartzman | Temple Rodef Shalom | Falls Church
Rev. Dr. Patricia Shipley | Centenary United Methodist Church | Richmond
Ms Lynn Smith | Welborne | King George
The Very Rev. Dr. Hilary Smith | The Church of the Holy Comforter | Richmond
Rev. Shirley Smith Graham | Christ Church Episcopal | Glen Allen
Rev. Stephanie Sorge | Trinity Presbyterian Church | Harrisonburg
Mr. Kenn Speicher | Mount Oliver United Methodist Church | Arlington
Most Rev. Ronald Stephens | St. Andrew the Apostle | Warrenton
The Rev. Suzanne Stierwalt | St Andrew Lutheran | Suffolk
Rev. Kathy Talley | Centenary United Methodist | Richmond
Rev. Tim Tate | Warrenton United Methodist | Warrenton
Ms. Nadine Tatum | Bethany United Methodist Church | Gloucester Point
Rev. Larry Tingle | Bon Air UMC | Richmond
Mrs. Linda Tompkins | Wright’s Chapel | Woodford
Commissioned Lay Min. Diane Ullius | Unitarian Unviersalist Church of Arlington (UUCA) | Arlington
Rev. Dr. Rob Vaughn | Community of Faith United Methodist Church | Herndon
Rev. Daniel Velez-Rivera | Saint Gabriel’s Episcopal Church | Leesburg
The Rev. Leslie Weber | Grace Lutheran Church | Chesapeake
Rev. Monica Weber | Luther Memorial Lutheran Church | Blacksburg
Rev. Andie Wigodsky Rohrs | St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church | Norfolk
Ms Arlether Williams | Pender United Methodists Church | Fairfax
Rev. Daniel Willson | Williamsburg Baptist Church | Williamsburg
Rev. Juli Wilson-Black | Fairlington Presbyterian Church | Alexandria
Outreach Liaison for Vest Margaret Woody | St. Thomas Episcopal | Richmond
Rev. Dr. Karen-Marie Yust | Union Presbyterian Seminary | Richmond
Pastor Christopher Zepp | Bridgewater Church of the Brethren | Bridgewater