Open and Affirming in the UCC
Open and Affirming (ONA) is the United Church of Christ’s (UCC) designation for congregations, campus ministries, and other bodies in the UCC which make a public covenant of welcome into their full life and ministry to persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
Open and Affirming Resources
The Open and Affirming Coalition of the United Church of Christ is an affiliated but independent organization providing significant resources and assistance for ONA processes across all settings of the UCC. Learn more.
UCC Resources also carries ONA and other LGBTQ+ resources, publications, and merchandise.
United Church of Christ Office for LGBT Ministries
Health and Wholeness Advocacy, Justice and Local Church Ministries
Phone: +1 216-736-3217
HIV & AIDS
UCC Open and Affirming Coalition
Andrew Lang, Executive Director
Phone: (216) 736-3228