About Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC)

Founded in 1968, Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) has been at the vanguard of civil and human rights movements by addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, economics, climate change, aging, and global human rights. MCC was the first to perform same-gender marriages and has been on the forefront of the struggle towards marriage equality in the USA and other countries worldwide.

MCC recognizes a state of need around the world in the areas of human rights and justice including but not limited to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer community. As people of faith, MCC endeavors to build bridges that liberate and unite voices of sacred defiance. MCC leads from the margins and transforms.

MCC of the Blue Ridge
Wichita Falls MCC, Texas
Jack Hutter
MCC of Baton Rouge
Velma Garcia
Julia Gordon
Brother Germany Henry
Gwen Templeton
Marina Laws
Rev. Elder Mona West, Ph.D.
Ana Tarver
Dr. David Williams
Rev. Cathy Alexander
Richard Ward, III
Carla Petersen
Rev. Gordon R. McCoy
Rev. Betty Pedersen
David De Jesús
MCC Marikina, Philippines
Rev. Lee Carlton
Rev. Elder Rachelle Brown
Rev. Mel Martinez
Kimberly Brown
Katherine Noll
Rev. Michael Cronin
Rev. Karen Thompson
Beyond These Walls MCC, Florida
Rev. Alycia Erickson
Ronnie Marshall
Rev. Joe Cobb
Rev. Elder Ines-Paul Baumann
Rev. Victor H. Floyd
MCC Baltimore
Rev. Harry Knox
Huey Lee
Jude Litzenberger
Kathy Cassoday
MCC Phoenix
Rev. Elder Tony Freeman
Rev. Rick Rhen-Sosbe
Pastor Susie Brenner
Jackie Gascho
Carole Weissman
Robin Hawley Gorsline
Kate Woodrow Cheong
Marsha Warren
Rev. Annie Steinberg-Behrman
South Gulf Coast Network
MCC Sacred Journey
Michael Rhen-Sosbe
Elizabeth Jensen-Forbell
The Village MCC, Brighton
Rev. Ruth Jensen-Forbell
Rev. Robert Coates
Mark Banashak
Steve Warren
Rev. Robert Coats
MCC Rehoboth
David York
Rev. Richard D. Hendricks
MCCDC, Washington DC
Liz and Minnie Colon
Rev. Vickie Miller
Deacon Bonnie Moore
Rev. Bispa Margarita Sanchez De León
Shelly Foster
Deacon Anthony Harris
Divine Peace MCC
Open Arms MCC, Hawaii
Rev. Gene Hutter
Marilyn Kane
Pastor Michael Jason Masaganda
Open Circle MCC
Rev. Dr. Kharma Amos
Rev. Janice Bowker
Rev. Elder Cecilia Eggleston
Karla Dutey-Amburgey
Rev. Elder Héctor Gutiérrez
Vanessa Williams
Rev. Victoria L. Burson
MCC of Baton Rouge
Sharilyn Steketee
Wendy LaChaunce
FirstCoast MCC
Elder Nancy Maxwell
Rev. Brendan Boone
Rev. Pressley Sutherland
Church of the Trinity MCC, Florida
God’s Acre MCC, Florida
Rev. Wanda Floyd
South Gulf Coast Network
Rev. Renae Phillips
Kimberly Brown
Rev. Joan Saniuk
Rev. Emily Worman
Bishop Richard Mickley, Amici
Brother Germany Henry
Lauren Bennett
Rev. Miak Siew
Linda Brenner
Rev. Michael Hydes
Elmer Ladlee
Michael W. Smith
Rev. Victor H. Floyd
Jim East
Ana Ester Pádua Freire
Tammy Erwin
David Merritt-Shaw
Marie Alford-Harkey
Liz Bisordi
Rev. Annie Steinberg-Behrman
MCC Christ the Liberator, New Jersey
Deb Kassien
Chaplain Denis Iraguha
Rev. Elder Diane Fisher
Mike Haase

MCCers and Churches in the News

9 Dec 2018 HIV prevention and control program (Philippines)

3 Dec 2018 What Cuba’s Religious Fundamentalists Want to Sweep Under the Carpet

1 Dec 2018 Former President George H.W. Bush Remembered on World AIDS Day (California, USA)

1 Dec 2018 Villanueva: Yearend festivities (Philippines)

30 Nov 2018 Letter: Thanks to MCC, UCC to provide safe refuge (Delaware, USA)

30 Nov 2018 World AIDS Day event Dec. 1 at Wichita Falls Metropolitan Community Church (Texas, USA)

28 Nov 2018 Local church to host memorial service for World AIDS Day (Texas, USA)

27 Nov 2018 Celebrate the Best of LGBTQ RVA With Diversity Richmond (Virginia, USA)

26 Nov 2018 D.C. activists reflect on Trans Day of Remembrance (USA)

21 Nov 2018 ‘Every Gay Bell And Whistle We Could Think Of’: Brisbane Couple Share Their Wedding (Australia)

20 Nov 2018 WF church honors 24 lives lost as a result of hate crimes in 2018 (Texas, USA)

20 Nov 2018 On Transgender Day of Remembrance, advocates honor lives lost to violence (D.C. USA)

20 Nov 2018 After PA synagogue shooting, Sha’ar Zahav to enhance security (California, USA)

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Take Action

26 Nov 2018 Help Combat Gun Violence | Host a Local Vigil

30 Oct 2018 Stand Up For Immigrant Families

25 Sep 2018 Pompeo Civil Society Letter HRR (9-24-18) for sign on

31 Aug 2018 Sign-On Letter re: Kavanaugh and Reproductive Rights

8 Jun 2018 Value Our Families Campaign – Anti-Goodlatte Sign On Letter

6 Jun 2018 Oppose “Round 2” of Trump-GOP Tax cuts – Stop another massive giveaway to the wealthy

1 Jun 2018 #JusticeForRoxsana Organizational Sign-On Letter

29 May 2018 Sign letters seeking hearings on citizenship question in Census

14 May 2018 Join the Poor People’s Campaign TODAY

7 May 2018 Interfaith Sign-On Letter in Opposition to OK Child Welfare Discrimination Bill