RIC Listing Details

Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

1550 Meridian Ave
San Jose, CA 95125-5319

Telephone: 408-266-8022
Email address: church@cgslc.org
Website: http://www.cgslutheranchurch.org/

Includes bisexual and or transgender persons in welcome statement. Traditonal Worship. Praise Worship. Mixed Worship. Allows same-gender blessings. Church building has gender neutral bathroom(s). Congregation includes Out LGBT families. Congregation has provided ReconcilingWorks financial support within the past 3 years.

Affirmation of Welcome/Welcome Statement

Date of Affirmation: April 19, 1987

Affirmation approved/passed by: Council

Does affirmation include bisexual and transgender people? Yes

Publicity/Signage/Hospitality

Where is the RIC certificate posted? Narthex

Do outside signs have visible indicator of GLBT welcome? Yes

Publication(s) that regularly include a welcome statement: Bulletin Website

Does the building have a gender-neutral bathroom? Yes

Worship/Education

Worship style(s): Traditional Praise Variety/Mix

Does or would the congregation have same-gender blessing services? Yes

Does adult education include gay and lesbian references and themes? No

Does adult education include bisexual and transgender references and themes? No

Does education include "out" LGBT leaders/speakers? No

Does youth education address LGBT references and themes? No

Are there GLBT-focused small groups? Yes

Are there GLBT-youth-focused small groups? No

Are "gay" and "lesbian" used in conversation? Often

Are "bisexual" and "transgender" used in conversation? Sometimes

Are "gay" and "lesbian" used in worship? Sometimes

Are "bisexual" and "transgender" used in worship? Sometimes

Demographics

Are there "out" gay and/or lesbian members? Yes

Are there "out" bisexual and/or transgender members? Yes

Are there "out" LGBT families and/or families with children? Yes

Are there "out" parents and/or family members of LGBT people? Yes

Are there current/former "out" LGBT pastors? No

Are there current/former "out" LGBT staff members? Yes

Are there current/former "out" LGBT people in leadership roles? Yes


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