Welcoming Places of Worship


These faith communities have gone through a formal process and publicize themselves as welcoming of the LGBT+  community including performing marriage ceremonies and welcoming LGBT+ people in leadership roles:

Broadmead Quaker Meeting

(419) 885-0441   www.broadmead.quaker.org

The Victory Center
3166 N Republic Blvd
Toledo  OH  43615

Bill & Judy Greenberg
[email protected]
[email protected]

Buddhist Temple of Toledo

(567) 297-0108   https://www.buddhisttempleoftoledo.org/

4537 Angola Road
Holland  OH  43528

Future location:

3902 Emmajean Road

Toledo  OH 43607

Rev. Rinsen Roshi, Abbot

Rev. Do’on Osho, Guiding Teacher

Dust Church

(540) 750-6052, www.dustchurch.com

2108 Collingwood – 2nd Floor
Toledo OH 43620

Rev. Don Schiewer   [email protected] 

First Congregational United Church of Christ

(419) 625-8105

431 Columbus Ave.
Sandusky, OH 44870

[email protected]

Rev. Lenore Kure

First Presbyterian Church

(419) 352-5176     www.firstpresbyterianbg.org

126 South Church St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402

Rev. David M. Montgomery – interim pastor  [email protected]

First Unitarian Church of Toledo

(419) 381-6999     www.uutoledo.org

3205 Glendale Ave.
Toledo, OH 43614

Rev. Tim Barger   [email protected]

Holy Spirit Catholic Community
(Roman Catholic)

(419) 508-6644   www.holyspirittoledo.org

3925 West Central Ave.
Toledo, OH 43606
(Chapel at Washington Church)

Rev. Dr. Bev Bingle  [email protected]

Maumee Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation

(419) 353-8353     www.mvuuc.org

20189 N. Dixie Hwy.
Bowling Green, OH  43402

John Schutze, Lay Leader         [email protected]

Monroe Street United Methodist Church          

(419) 473-1167 www.monroestumc.com

3613 Monroe St.
Toledo, OH 43606

Rev. Larry Clark   [email protected]

Park United Church of Christ

(419) 382-5654     www.parkchurchucc.org

1456 Harvard Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43614

Rev. Ed Heilman     [email protected]

St. Lucas Lutheran Church

(419) 243-8189     www.stlucastoleodo.org

745 Walbridge Ave.
Toledo, OH  43609

Pastor Martin Billmeier   [email protected]     [email protected]

Sylvania United Church of Christ 

(419) 882-0048   www.sylvaniaucc.org

7240 Erie St.
Sylvania, OH 43560

Rev. Dr. Vern Swett      [email protected]       [email protected]

Temple Congregation Shomer Emunim
(Reform Judaism)

(419) 885-3341  www.templese.com

6453 Sylvania Ave.
Toledo, OH 43560

Cantor Jen Roher, [email protected]

Trinity Episcopal Church  

(419) 243-1231     www.trinitytoledo.org

316 Adams St.
Toledo, OH  43604

Rev. Dr. Lisa Tucker-gray   [email protected]

Faith Communities Wishing to Be On This List Who Have Not Gone Through a Formal Welcoming Process

These faith communities are generally LGBT friendly and/or have LGBT friendly clergy, but have not completed a community process of public statement of welcome.

Aldersgate United Methodist Church    

(419) 473-1294   www.aldersgatetoledoumc.com

4030 Douglas Rd.
Toledo, OH 43613

Rev. Melissa Steinecker [email protected]

Glenwood Lutheran Church  

(419) 255-0886     www.glenwoodlc.net

2545 Monroe St.
Toledo OH, 43620

Rev. Chris Hanley     [email protected]

Hope Lutheran Church  

(419) 536-8383    www.hopetoledo.net

2201 Secor Rd.
Toledo, OH 43606

Rev. Kevin Maxey   [email protected]  [email protected]

Redeemer Lutheran Church    

(419) 536-3781   www.redeemertoledo.com

1702 Upton Ave.
Toledo, OH 43607

Rev. Lori Strang   [email protected]

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 

(419) 243-4214  www.stpaulstoledo.org

428 Erie St.
Toledo, OH 43604

Rev. Peter Bowmer   [email protected]

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church   

(419) 243-8284     www.stpaulsumctoledo.com

1201 Madison Ave.
Toledo, OH 43604

Rev. Mary Sullivam     [email protected]

Salem Lutheran Church        

(419) 243-2345    www.salemlutherantoledo.org

1127 Erie St.
Toledo, OH 43604

Rev. Mike Hanck     [email protected]

Sylvania 1st United Methodist Church   

(419) 882-2205     www.sylvaniafirst.org

7000 Erie St.
Sylvania, OH 43560

Rev. Tom Rand  [email protected]

Trinity United Methodist Church

(419) 353-9031 www.bgtrinity.org

200 N. Summit St.
Bowling Green, OH 43402

Rev. Andrea Curry [email protected]

United Methodist Student Organization

(321) 443-5141

Bowling Green State University

Rev. Andrea Curry    [email protected]

University United Methodist Church

(419) 534-3080 www.theuniversitychurchtoledo.org

4747 Hill Ave.
Toledo, OH 43615

Rev. Julian Davies [email protected]

Zoar Lutheran Church  

(419) 874-4346     www.zoarlutheran.com

314 E Indiana Ave.
Perrysburg, OH  43551

Rev. Paul Reichert     [email protected]


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