Rainbow Baptists

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AWAB Member Congregations

 

ALASKA
PALMER
Church of the Covenant (ABC)
P.O. Box 2888    99645
(907) 746-1089
Howard H. Bess, Pastor
 CALIFORNIA
BERKELEY
First Baptist Church (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
2345 Channing Way    94704
(510) 848-5838
Esther Hargis, Pastor
OAKLAND
Lakeshore Avenue Baptist Church (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
3534 Lakeshore Ave.    94610
(510) 893-2484
H. James Hopkins, Pastor
SAN FRANCISCO
Dolores Street Baptist Church
(Alliance/BPFNA)
1268 Sanchez St.  94114
(415) 826-2641
Brian Dixon, Pastor
SAN JOSE

New Community of Faith
(ABC/UCC)
6350 Rainbow Dr.    95129
(408) 253-1408
Bran Scott, Pastor

SAN LEANDRO
San Leandro Community Church (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA/UCC)
1395 Bancroft Ave.    94577
(510) 483-1811
LeAnn Blackert, Pastor
 
 COLORADO
GRAND JUNCTION
Koinonia Church (ABC/Brethren)
730-25 Road    81505
(970) 242-3947
Mike Burr, Pastor
 
 CONNECTICUT
NEW BRITAIN

South Church (ABC/BPFNA/UCC)
90 Main St.     06051
(860) 223 3691
Katherine Fagerburg, Ronald Brown, Pastors

NOANK
Noank Baptist Church (ABC)
18 Cathedral Heights    06340
(860) 536-7129
Paul Hayes, Pastor
 
 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
WASHINGTON
Riverside Baptist Church
(ABC/Alliance)
680 I St. SW    20024
(202) 554-4330
Michael Bledsoe, Pastor
 
 GEORGIA
DECATUR
Oakhurst Baptist Church
(ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
222 E Lake Dr.    30030
(404) 378-3677
Lanny Peters and
Christopher Copeland, Pastors
 
 KENTUCKY
LOUISVILLE
Jeff Street Baptist Community Church at Liberty (Alliance/BPFNA)
800 East Liberty St.    40204
(502) 585-3787
Cindy Weber, Pastor
 
 ILLINOIS
CHICAGO
Grace Baptist Church (ABC)
5253 N Kenmore    60640
(773) 334-9003
Jacki Belile, Pastor
EVANSTON
Lake Street Church (ABC)
607 Lake St.    60201
(847) 864-2181
Robert Thompson, pastor
WILMETTE
Community Church of Wilmette (ABC)
1020 Forest Ave.    60091
(847) 251-4370
Denise Jenssen, pastor
 
 MAINE
PORTLAND
Immanuel Baptist Church (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
156 High St..    04101
(207) 775-2301
Deborah Davis-Johnson, Pastor
 
 MASSACHUSETS
BEVERLY
First Baptist Church (ABC)
221 Cabot St.   01915
(978) 922-3295
Beth Loughhead, Craig Collemer, Susan Criscione; Pastors
BROOKLINE
United Parish (ABC/UCC/UMC)
210 Harvard St.    02146
(617) 277-6860
Patricia Couglin Senior Pastor, Susanne Woolston, Associate
CAMBRIDGE
Old Cambridge Baptist Church
(ABC/BPFNA)
1151 Massachusetts Ave.    02138
(617) 864-8068
Irving Cummings, Pastor
NORTHBOROUGH
Trinity Church (ABC/UCC)
123 Main St.     01532
(508) 393-8156
Cynthia Maybeck, Pastor
NORTHAMPTON
First Churches (ABC/UCC)
129 Main St. 01060
(413) 584-9392
Peter Ives, Pastor
PROVINCETOWN
The Lighthouse
P.O. Box 1945
Whalers Wharf     02657
(508) 487-5955
Jewel Jones, Director
 
 
 MASSACHUSETS Cont.
WORCESTER
Bethany Christian United Parish
(ABC/Brethren/UCC)
1405 Main St.    01603
(508) 752-8387
Elizabeth Magill, Pastor
First Baptist Church (ABC)
111 Park Ave.    01609
(508) 755-6143
Thomas McKibbens, Pastor
 
 MINNESOTA
MINNEAPOLIS
Judson Memorial Baptist Church (ABC/BPFNA)
4101 Harriet Ave. South    55409
(612) 822-0649
Diane Hooge, Pastor
University Baptist Church (ABC/BPFNA)
1219 University Ave. SE    55414
(612) 331-1768
Douglas M. Donley, Pastor
 
 MISSOURI
MINNEAPOLIS

Broadway Baptist Church (Alliance)
3931 Washington St.    64112
(816) 561-3274
Marcia Fleischman and Paul Smith, Pastors

God's Harbor Community Church
4667 Idaho Ave.    63111
(314) 457-0472
Richard Lee and Will Hughey, Pastors
 
 NEW JERSEY
MIDDLETOWN
Old First Church (ABC/UCC)
69 Kings Hw.    07748-2001
(732) 671-1905
Joyce Antila Phipps, Pastor
PRINCETON
Christ Congregation (ABC/AllianceUCC)
50 Walnut Ln.    08540
(609) 921-6253
Jeffrey Mays, Pastor
SUMMIT
Christ Church (ABC/UCC)
561 Springfiled Ave.    07901
(908) 273-5549
Charles Rush, Senior Minister, Julie Yarborough, Associate
 
 NEW YORK
ALBANY
Emmanuel Baptist Church (ABC/BPFNA)
275 State St.    12210
(518) 465-5161
Ellen Parsons Tatreau, Pastor
BUFFALO
Good Shepherd Community Church (ABC/UCC)
187 Southside Prkwy.    14220
(716) 824-4112
Barbara Hulsing, pastor
CORTLAND

United Community Church (ABC/UCC)
19 Church St.    13045
(607) 753-1322
Matt Medford, Pastor

ITHACA
First Baptist Church (ABC)
Dewitt Park Mall    14850
(607) 273-5800
Wendy D. Fambro, Pastor
JAMESTOWN
The Judson Fellowship (ABC)
516 E 2nd St    14701
(716) 483-6877
Margaret Monroe-Cassel, Pastor
NEW YORK CITY
Judson Memorial Church (ABC/BPFNA)
55 Washington Square So.    10012
(212) 477-0351
Donna Schaper, Pastor,Karen Senecal, Associate
Madison Avenue Baptist Church
(ABC)
30 East 31st St.    10016
(212) 685-1377
Michael B. Easterling, Pastor
The Riverside Church (ABC/UCC)
490 Riverside Dr. 10027
(212) 870-6700
James Forbes, Senior Pastor
ROCHESTER
Lake Avenue Baptist Church (ABC/BPFNA)
57 Ambrose St.    14608
(585) 458-5765
Peter Carman, Pastor
SCHENECTADY
Emmanuel Baptist Church - Friedens United Church of Christ (ABC/UCC)
218 Nott Terrace  12307
(518) 374-8440
Larry Phillips, Susan Chaffin; Pastors
 
 NORTH CAROLINA
CHAPEL HILL
Olin T Binkley Memorial Church  (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
1712 Willow Dr.    27514
(919) 942-4964
James Pike, Senior Pastor
CHARLOTTE
Wedgewood Baptist Church (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
4800 Wedgewood Dr.    28210
(704) 523-6108
Chris Ayers, Pastor
RALEIGH
Pullen Memorial Baptist Church (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
1801 Hillsborough St.    27605
(919) 828-0897
Jack McKinney, Nancy Petty, Pastors
WINSTON-SALEM
Wake Forest Baptist Church (Alliance/CBF)
PO Box 7326 Reynolda Stn.    28210
(336) 758-5297
Richard Groves, Pastor; Susan Parker, Associate


OHIO
GRANVILLE
First Baptist Church (ABC/BPFNA)
115 West Broadway    43032
(740) 587-0336
Randal R. Mixon, Interim Pastor and Heather Rittenhouse, Assistant to Pastor
OBERLIN
Peace Community Church (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
44 E. Lorain St.    44074
(440) 774-3031
Mary and Steve Hammond, Pastors
 
 PENNSYLVANIA
DREXEL HILL
Drexel Hill Baptist Church (ABC)
4400 State Rd.    19026
(610) 259-2356
Jeri E. Williams Sr. Pastor, Lawrence A. Williams, Pastor Emeritus
PITTSBURGH
Community of Reconcilliation (ABC//DOC/PCUSA/UCC/UMC)
100 N Bellefield Ave.    15213
(412) 682-2751
Denise Mason, Pastor
STATE COLLEGE
University Baptist and Brethren
(ABC/Brethren/BPFNA)
411 S. Burrowes St.    16801
(814) 237-2708
Bonnie Kline Smeltzer, Pastor
WAYNE
Central Baptist Church (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
P.O. Box 309    19087
(610) 688-06644
Marcia Bailey, Marcus Pomeroy, Pastors
 
 TENNESSEE
MEMPHIS
Prescott Memorial Baptist Church (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
499 Patterson St.    38111
(901) 327-8479
Martha Brahm, Pastor
NASHVILLE
Glendale Baptist Church (Alliance/BPFNA)
1021 Glendale Lane    37204
(615) 269-0926
April Baker, Amy Mears, Pastors
 
 TEXAS
AUSTIN
University Baptist Church (ABC/BPFNA)
2130 Guadalupe St   78705
(512) 478-8559
Larry L. Bethune, Pastor
Jackie Saxon, Associate
CEDAR PARK
Church of the Savior (ABC/Alliance)
3402 Little Elm Trail    78613
(512) 331-5274
Mary Wilson, pastor
HOUSTON
Covenant Church (ABC/Alliance)
6610 Alder Dr.    77081
(713) 668-8830
Jeremy Rutledge, Pastor
 
 VIRGINIA
RESTON
Washington Plaza Baptist Church (ABC/Alliance/BPFNA)
1615 Washington Plaza    20190
(703) 471-5225
Dean Jenkins and Jill McCrory, Co-Ministers
 
 WASHINGTON
SEATTLE
Seattle First Baptist Church (ABC/BPFNA)
1111 Harvard Ave.    98122
(206) 325-6051
Stephen Jones, Craig Darling, Catherine Fransson, David Kile; Pastors
University Baptist Church (ABC/BPFNA)
4554 Twelfth Ave. NE    98105
(206) 632-5188
Timothy Phillips, Pastor
 
 WISCONSIN
MADISON
First Baptist Church (ABC)
518 N. Franklin Ave.    53705
(608) 233-1880
Mark Clinger, Pastor
MILWAUKEE
Broken Walls Christian Community (ABC)
5526 N. 34th St.    53209
(414) 672-0400
Lo-Ann and David Trembley, Pastors
WAUWATOSA
Underwood Memorial Baptist Church (ABC)
1916 Wauwatosa Ave.     53213
(414) 258-4246
Jamie P. Washam, Pastor
 
 OTHER Groups & Churches

Chapters & Groups

Alliance Churches

BPFNA Churches

When there is no AWAB congregation in your area, churches that are members of the Alliance of Baptists or the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America, although not all Welcoming & Affirming, are some of the more progressive and inclusive Baptist churches.

ABC=American Baptist Churches, USA
Alliance=Alliance of Baptists
BPFNA=Baptist Peace Fellowship
Brethren=Brethren Church
CBF=Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
UCC=United Church of Christ
UMC=United Methodist Church

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