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Get LGBT recommendations for houses of worship, churches, clergy, and spirituality resources in upstate New York.

8 Oct, 2013

Beacon Hermitage

October 8th, 2013|Categories: Bed & Breakfast, Spiritual|Tags: |

We all need to hear the inner voice that allows us to be who we are called to be. I believe we can do that when we take the time and space to listen to ourselves, to touch and be touched by life’s experiences and to cherish what we want to hold close and let go of that which needs to be let go.

8 Oct, 2013

Rev. Jim Rooney

October 8th, 2013|Categories: Special Events, Spiritual|

As an Ordained Priest, Officiant and Chaplain, I will help you make your wedding celebration a central and significant part of your special day. I can help you with ideas for different kinds of wedding ceremonies and settings. I will work with you to include all significant elements in your ceremony.

30 May, 2013

Reverend Judith Johnson, PhD

May 30th, 2013|Categories: Legal, Spiritual|

Performing weddings is one of my favorite ways to minister, for it keeps me constantly in touch with the remarkable power of love in our lives. I believe that there is nothing more important in our lives than loving each other. As an interfaith minister, I minister to all regardless of race, creed, color, situation, [...]

2 Apr, 2013

First Lutheran Church of Albany

April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites, Spiritual|

Join us at First Lutheran Church of Albany, the oldest Lutheran congregation in North America, founded in 1649. We are a welcoming and affirming congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Sunday worship begins at 10:00 AM. Adult Sunday School at 9:00 AM. We celebrate the holy eucharist every Sunday and EVERYONE is welcome [...]

13 Mar, 2013

Rev. Kenneth L. Walsh

March 13th, 2013|Categories: LGBT, Spiritual|

United Church of Christ Minister available for ALL weddings, authorized same-sex and traditional marriages, spiritual counseling and memorial services. Pastor: First Congregatonal Church of Albany  

23 Feb, 2013

Rev. Jude Smith

February 23rd, 2013|Categories: Legal, Spiritual|Tags: , |

When asked if I perform same-sex marriages, my answer is that I perform marriages. Period. Love is love. I embrace all spiritual paths and am well-matched to those who consider themselves spiritual but not religious. I offer hand-crafted ceremonies co-created with couples and simple civil ceremonies. Destination weddings are a specialty and I easily and [...]