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ReconcilingWorks: Lutherans for Full Participation advocates for the full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Lutherans in all aspects of the life of their Church and congregations.


We provide a place of comfort and safety. We reach out to teach that Christ's message, the Gospel, is for everyone equally. We advocate for systemic change in policy and practice in church and society, working to alleviate not only the painful symptoms of oppression but also to eliminate its root causes. is a gay affirming Christian web site that contains one of the largest world-wide gay "welcoming" church directories and gay Christian bulletin boards in the world. The site also contains numerous articles on a wide range of subjects as well as in-depth studies on reconciling ones faith with their sexual orientation. These articles are presented in both English and Spanish. The site also features a Christian art gallery.

Being a Christian can sometimes be difficult, but being a gay Christian can prove to be more complicated.

This resource containes links to information for:

Finding an Affirming Church

Gay Christian Support

Gay Christian Marriages

Gay Christian Groups and Organizations

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ORAM revisedLGBTI Refugee Project Portal showcases projects and approaches that enhance the protection of LGBTI forced migrants in the areas of refugee status determination, policy development and research, practical protection measures and staff development. ORAM is encouraging posting of projects that wil lead to better treatment of LGBTI refugees across the globe.



SVGMCSilicon Valley Gay Men's Chorus


Mission Statement

The mission of the Silicon Valley Gay Men's Chorus is to inspire our diverse community through musical excellence and collective pride.


Transform and Unite our global community through song.


March 19, 2018


Celebration & Communion


Thank You


Thrivent of Santa Clara County


Their Generous Support


The Closet at HRLC,

The HRLC Food Pantry,

The HRLC Christmas Gift Ministry


Other HRLC Ministries!




Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church

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Reconciling in Christ Congregation



About Holy Redeemer:

Meet Pastor Freesemann, and visit the About Us section to learn about our pastor and about our congregation!


Join Us!

If you're curious about an Openly Progressive, Permission Giving Community, Looking to the 21st Century with Vision and Hope, then you should come to the Join Us section to learn more. We hope you will join us.



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Go to, sign up with Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church (San Jose) as your charity of choice and a portion of every Amazon purchase you make on amazon smile will come back to the church — at no cost to you!

What could be easier!

Thank you!




Do you have any old electronics you’d like to get rid of? Don’t throw them away! Donate them to Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church for recycling!


We take CPUs, monitors. televisions, radios, cd players, and anything that has an electric cord on it.  Simply bring your old electronics by the church any time the office is open or on Sunday morning and we will help you put it in the eWaste storage closet.


Or, click on the EWASTE 4 GOOD logo above to learn how to participate by donating directly to them and have them pick up your items at your home.


Click here to donate now -- remember to type in Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church as the beneficiary.

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