Welcome to Faith For Pride 2022

This Pride Month, the Faith for Equality Coalition is launching Faith for Pride: a month-long effort to include the fight for LGBTQ+ rights in religious services and programs. Join groups and congregations across the country by hosting a Faith for Pride event.

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National Events

Shavuot Pride Celebration

6/5 @ 9:00 AM
ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal (Jewish)
Virtual
Website

We are excited to dedicate our 2022 Tikkun Leil Shavuot to amplifying Queer voices and honoring the experiences of the LGBTQIA+ community, in honor of Pride Month! Together, we all stood at the base of Sinai.

This Shavuot, we will (virtually) stand together and learn from one another.

Contact:
Melissa Barros Allen (she/her)
[email protected]

Northeast

Connecticut

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Maine

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Massachusetts

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New Hampshire

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Rhode Island

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Vermont

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Mid-Atlantic

New Jersey

Pride Shabbat

6/24 @ 6 PM – 7 PM
Temple Emanu-El of Westfield (Reform Jewish)
In-person and virtual
756 East Broad Street, Westfield, NJ, 07090
Website

Contact:
Rabbi Victor Appell (he/him)
(908) 232-6770
[email protected]

Pride Shabbat

6/17 @ 7:30 PM
Shirat Hayam (Reform Jewish)
In-person and virtual
700 N Swarthmore Ave, Ventnor, NJ, 08406
Website

Contact:
Cantor Jacqueline Menaker (she/her)
[email protected]

New York

Pride Shabbat

6/17 @ 6:30 PM
Kehillath Shalom Synagogue (Reconstructionist – Jewish)
In-person and virtual
58 Goose Hill Road, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
Website

BBQ followed by Shabbat Service and Conversation

Contact:
Rabbi Lina Zerbarini (she/her)
(631) 367-4589
[email protected]

Pride Shabbat

6/10 @ 6:16 PM
Scarsdale Synagogue Temples Tremont & Emanu-El (Jewish)
In-person and virtual
2 Ogden Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Website

Join us for Pride Shabbat at Scarsdale Synagogue.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat & Playground Playdate
5:00 -5:30 p.m. Shabbat Service
5:30-6:15 p.m. Pizza and Dessert
6:15 p.m. Shabbat Service with our guest speaker and Executive Director, Fawn Mendel. In addition to hearing from Fawn, we will celebrate our commitment to the LGBTQ community and lift up the value of recognizing the holiness of each individual.

Contact:
Fawn Mendel
(914) 725-5175
[email protected]

Pennsylvania

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Midwest

IlLinois

Lake County PrideFest

6/4 @ 12 PM
LGBTQ+ Center Lake County, Keshet, and more! (Jewish)
In-person
Green Town on the Rocks, 175 N S Harbor Place, Waukegan, IL, 60085
Website

Lake County PrideFest is one of the most highly anticipated events of the summer in Lake County, drawing thousands, and it will be here before we know it. We are excited to be planning for the biggest and best Pride event Lake County has ever seen – Saturday, June 4, 2022 – multiple performance stages with entertainment, DJs and dancing, resource fair and vendor booths, lots of food trucks, beer and cocktail tents, and all the queer joy and rainbows you can handle!

Indiana

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Iowa

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Kansas

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michigan

Musical Shabbat Service for Pride

6/3 @ 7 PM
Temple B’nai Israel (Jewish – Reform)
In-person and virtual
4409 Grand Prairie, Kalamazoo, MI, 49006
Website

Join TBI for a Shabbat Service filled with music and joy for Pride!

Contact:
Rabbi Simone Schicker (she/her)
[email protected]

minnesota

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Missouri

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Nebraska

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north dakota

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Ohio

Equality Defiance Pride Parade and Event

6/25 @ 10 AM
St. John United Church of Christ
In-person
950 Webster St., Defiance, OH, 43512
Website

Join this community-supported Pride Parade starting and ending at St. John UCC and encompassing the campus of Defiance College. We will have food trucks in our parking lot as well as vendors, service providers, healthcare providers, and support organizations available in our Fellowship Hall. There will be an afterparty at Fricker’s (a local sports bar) with live music.

Contact:
Pastor James Brehler (he/him)
(419)782-4176
[email protected]

South Dakota

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Wisconsin

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South Atlantic

Delaware

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Florida

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Georgia

Pride Outside: A Musical Celebration

6/26 @ 6:00 PM
SOJOURN: Southern Jewish Resource Network for Gender and Sexual Diversity (Jewish)
Mulberry Fields, 1301 Iverson St. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307
Website and RSVP form
In-Person

Pride Outside is SOJOURN’s musical celebration for national Pride month! After 2 years of Pride Inside, we’re excited to gather in person, enjoy some local bands, and be in community with one another.

Contact:
Rose Kantorczyk (they/them)
[email protected]

maryland

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North Carolina

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South Carolina

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Virginia

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Washington, D.C.

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West Virginia

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South CEntral

Alabama

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Arkansas

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Mississippi

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Tennessee

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Mountain west

Colorado

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Idaho

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Montana

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Nevada

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Utah

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Wyoming

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Southwest

Arizona

Personal Reflections: Voices of Our Congregants

6/14 @ 7 PM
Congregation M’kor Hayim (Reform Jewish)
Virtual
Website

Interviews via Zoom: Several LGBTQ congregants will respond to questions posed to them regarding their experiences growing up gay, what their working life was like, how they socialized with straight and gay friends. What struggles are they facing as they age? How have they handled relationships with their family and friends who accept and/or reject them.

Contacts:
Nancy Lefkowitz (she/her)
[email protected]

Rick Grossman (he/him)
[email protected]

New Mexico

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Oklahoma

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Texas

Pride Shabbat

6/10 @ 6:15 PM
Temple Emanu-El Dallas (Reform Judaism)
In-person and virtual
58 8500 Hillcrest Ave, Dallas, TX, 75225
Website

Join us to celebrate pride with a panel of individuals within our community and a special oneg to follow.

Contact:
Erica Strauss (she/her)
[email protected]

Pacific Coastal

Alaska

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California

Pride Shabbat Service

6/24 @ 7 PM
Congregation Beth David (Reform Jewish)
In-person and virtual
10180 Los Osos Valley Road, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93405

Contact:
Sari Dworkin (she/her)
(559) 930-1747
[email protected]

IKAR PRIDE Shabbat

6/17 @ 6 PM
IKAR (Jewish)
In-person and virtual
910 South Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90036
Website

Join in a musical, high-energy Kabbalat Shabbat service, followed by a catered community meal – kosher pescatarian served up with vegetarian options. Members of the LGBTQ+ community will share personal stories with us after the service.

Contact:
Zvi Zobin (he/him)
[email protected]

Pride Shabbat for LGBTQ+ Young Adults

6/17 @ 7 PM
JQ International, NuRoots, Temple Israel of Hollywood (Jewish)
In-person
7300 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90046
Website

Join JQ’s young adult community for a special rainbow-themed Shabbat for Pride month! Meet and connect with other queer Jews over dinner, music, and entertainment. In partnership with NuRoots and Temple Israel of Hollywood.

Contact:
Anna Goodman (she/her)
[email protected]

Hawai’i

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Oregon

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Washington

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