Welcoming Churches


North Anderson Community Church Presbyterian

4200 Liberty Highway
Anderson, SC 29621

As a community of God’s people and followers of Jesus, we form a haven for those who seek a place for healing, and extend compassion to those who feel left out. We proudly welcome all and celebrate the diversity of God’s gifts among us. With open minds, open hearts, open doors and open arms, we move forward as a diverse community, and empower not only ourselves but also those outside our congregation.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson

226 Pendleton Road
Clemson, SC 29631

If you're searching for a progressive spiritual community that celebrates a tolerant and thoughtful search for spiritual meaning, we hope you will find a home with us. At UUFC you will discover a diverse and lively community of seekers and skeptics that will welcome you just as you are. We are an open, welcoming and caring community.


Augusta Heights Baptist Church

3018 Augusta Street
Greenville, SC 29605

We are a group of people who want to serve our community, welcome all people into fellowship, and join with others in worship, missions, and ministry. We want to love Christ, and we do that best when we love people.

First Baptist Greenville

847 Cleveland Street
Greenville, SC 29601

We are a community of believers in God as revealed in Jesus Christ as Lord. We believe in the authority of the Bible, the equality of all members, unity in diversity, and the priesthood of all believers. In communion with and through the power of the Holy Spirit, we follow the Way of Jesus the Christ and share the Good News through worship, education, ministries, and missions.

In all facets of the life and ministry of our church, including but not limited to membership, baptism, ordination, marriage, teaching and committee/organizational leadership, First Baptist Greenville will not discriminate based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

New Day Christian Community Church

101 South Line Street
Greer, SC 29651

New Day Christian Community Church exists to provide a diverse, open and affirming Christian community to all who desire a discipleship walk with Jesus Christ by offering challenging worship experiences, mission based service opportunities and Biblical learning so that we are empowered to reach out to others, introduce them to the love and strength of the beloved community and invite them to join the faith journey of discipleship.

Temple of Israel

400 Spring Forest Road
Greenville, SC 29615

The mission of the Temple of Israel is to be recognized as the spiritual, educational, ritual, and social center for Reform Judaism in the Greenville area; to perpetuate Reform Judaism and its principles of justice, compassion and righteousness; to cultivate an appreciation of the Jewish heritage; and to serve as a focus of dialogue between Reform Jews and other Jewish and non-Jewish local and world communities. The Reform movement has long been an advocate for full inclusion of gays and lesbians in our community, and we have made clear that those policies extend to trans and non-binary/genderqueer people in a 2015 resolution.

Trinity Lutheran Church

421 North Main Street
Greenville, SC 29601

Everyone without exception is welcome at the table of God's love and grace. We celebrate people of all races, cultures, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities, physical or mental abilities, socioeconomic statuses, appearances, family status and citizenship as equally loved and valued in the eyes of God.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Greenville

1135 State Park Road
Greenville, SC 29609

The Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship welcomes seekers to give voice to a faith that is rational, responsible and relevant to our real lives. We aspire to be a community where reason and love unite, in service to the spirit of life. Wherever you are in your spiritual journey, you are welcome here.


Central United Methodist Church 

233 North Church Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306

The mission of the United Methodist Church is “to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” In concert with this, Central’s purpose is “making and nurturing disciples of Jesus Christ.” We have dedicated ourselves to expanding our outreach mission and inclusiveness over the next five years and beyond.

Episcopal Church of the Incarnation

308 College Drive
Gaffney, SC 29305

We are the body of Christ: young and old, rich and poor,  black and white, conservative and liberal.  We are doctors and carpenters, stay-at-home parents and retirees, teachers and students and those looking for work.  We are cradle Episcopalians, we are former Baptists and Methodists and Catholics, and we are those with no church background at all.   We are seeking to know and love Christ more fully.  We are sinful and we are forgiven.  And we are ready to welcome you into the family of God in this place.

Fernwood Baptist Church

200 Fernwood Drive
Spartanburg, SC 29307

Our mission is to be caring Christians offering personal ministry and a credible witness to the greater Spartanburg community. We are a family of faith seeking spiritual maturity, celebrating human diversity and creativity, and proclaiming God’s unconditional love.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg

210 Henry Place
Spartanburg, SC 29306 

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg, a liberal, welcoming congregation, transforms lives and our world by developing strong hearts and minds, challenging injustice, promoting sustainability, and celebrating diversity.

To add your welcoming place of worship, email us at info@upstatepridesc.org.