Asheville Area Spirituality 
and LGBT Welcoming Places of Worship
​Episcopal 
​Cathedral of All Souls
9 Swan St. Biltmore Village
Asheville, NC 28803
828-274-2681
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St. George's 
One School Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone: 828-258-0211
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​St. Johns
290 Old Haw Creek Rd
Asheville, NC 28805
828-298-3553
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St. Mary's- Anglo-Catholic
337 Charlotte St.
Asheville, NC 28801
828-254-5836
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St. Matthaias
an intentional diverse congregation
1 Dundee St. 
Asheville, NC 28801
828-285-0033
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Calvary 
a Welcoming and 
Affirming congregation 
2840 Hendersonville Rd.
Fletcher, NC 28732
828 684-6266
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Asheville is fortunate to have so much diversity,so many different forms of spirituality, and places of worship that are LGBT accepting and welcoming.
Included are area alternative resources, providing materials and guidance for all types of spiritual needs.
Presbyterian
First Presbyterian 
40 Church St 
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-1431
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Grace Covenant
789 Merrimon Ave
Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 254-3274
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Kenilworth
123 Kenilworth Rd 
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 252-8872
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Montreat Presbyterian Church
396 Geneva Pl
  Montreat, NC 28757
(828) 669-7577
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New Hope
3070 Sweeten Creek Rd
 Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 274-0191
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Warren Wilson
701 Warren Wilson Rd  
Swannanoa, NC 28778
(828) 298-9092
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Westminster
​15 Overbrook Pl 
Asheville, NC 28805
(828) 298-4745
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Quaker - Friends
Asheville Friends 
​227 Edgewood Rd.
Asheville, NC 28804
828-258-0974
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Swannanoa Valley Friends 
Meeting House-
137 Center Avenue,
Black Mountain, NC 
828-669-3616
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United Church of Christ
First Congregational
20 Oak St Asheville, NC 28801
828- 252-8729
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First Congregational -Hendersonville
1735 Fifth Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC 28739
Phone: 828-692-8630
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The Table United Church of Christ
980 Rabbit Skin Road 
Waynesville, NC
Phone: 828.246.7802
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Land of the Sky UCC
(New location) Meets at 
15 Overbrook Place 
Asheville, NC 28805 
828-575-9050 
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Spiritual 
New Creation ICCC 
Open, Affirming, Welcoming
 500 7th Ave East
 Hendersonville NC 28792 
828-772-0668
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Bahai
Bahai Center 
5 Ravenscroft Dr
Asheville, NC 28801
828- 251-1051
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Celtic Christian ​
Avalon Grove
Weaverville, NC 28787
828-645-2674
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Center for Spiritual Living
2 Science of Mind Way
Asheville NC 28806
828-253-2325
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Circle of Mercy Congregation
(American Baptist, United Church
 of Christ)
1 School Rd,(Malvern Hills)
 Asheville, NC 28806
828-252-8586
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Jesus People Church of Asheville
An LGBT specific and all inclusive church 
for everyone of faith. NEW LOCATION
278 Haywood RD
Asheville, NC 28806
828-423-9790
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Jubilee -
a community of all faiths and diversities
46 Wall St 
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 252-5335
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The Namaste Center
For Spirituality, Healing and the Arts
The Singleton Center (Temporary site for Sunday Services)
2682-B Greenville Hwy.
Flat Rock, NC 28731
(561) 386-5963
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Unity Center
2041 Old Fanning Bridge Rd
Mills River, NC 28759
828-891-8700
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Lutheran
Abiding Savior Lutheran Church (ELCA)
801 Charlotte Hwy
Fairview, NC 28730
(828) 298-2608
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Alternative Spiritual 
Resources
Catholic
St. Joan of Arc 
(Congregational Catholic)
768 Asbury Rd.
Candler, NC 28715
828-670-0051
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Jewish 
Congregation Beth Ha Tephila
 (Reform)
43 N Liberty St
  Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-4911
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Congregation Beth Israel 
(Conservative)
229 Murdock Ave
  Asheville, NC 28804
(828) 252-8660
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Jewish Community Center 
236 Charlotte St Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-0701
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Methodist
Haywood Street Congregation 
(United Methodist)
297 Haywood St Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 246-4250
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Unitarian Universalist 
Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville
1 Edwin Pl 
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 254-6001
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Unitarian Universalist Congregation 
of the Swannanoa Valley
500 Montreat Rd 
Black Mountain, North Carolina 28711. 
828- 669-8050
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The Goddess Store
382 Montford Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806
704-258-3102
Mystic Journeys 
333 Merrimon Ave
Asheville NC 28801
828- 253-4272
Wayah Witchery
585 Wayah Road 
Franklin NC 28734 
 828-349-4122
Crystal Visions
5426 Asheville Hwy.
Naples, NC 28760
828- 687-1193

Alternative 
Mother Grove 
Goddess Temple
Park Building Suite #1
70 Woodfin Place
Asheville, NC 28801
828 230-5069
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Coven Oldenwilde Wiccan
For information on gatherings
828-251-0343
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Order of St. Hildegard
The Order of St. Hildegard (OSH) is a multi-faith community of religious transgender women striving to live a simple, genuine and compassionate life through focus on a vibrant spiritual life and active service to those in need.
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Buddhism
Urban Dharma NC
Temple Location 
29 Page Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
828-225-6422
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Kadampa Buddhism 
Teacher Sharon Lovich
Rainbow Mountain Children’s
 School -Omega Room
574 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC 28806
828-668-2241
Sundays 7:00pm – 8:30pm
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MCC
MCC Sacred Journey
An affiliated member congregation with Metropolitan Community Churches
Located at 1st Congregational Church
Felix Bldging
1735 5th Avenue West
 Hendersonville, NC 28793
Church Office: (828) 693-9110
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the NALT Christians Project is to give LGBT-affirming Christians a means of proclaiming to the world—and especially to young gay people—their belief and conviction that there is nothing anti-biblical or at all inherently sinful about being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
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 Religious Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

- Some of the Places of Worship listed on this
Page, while LGBT welcoming, may not perform same-sex weddings or allow you to get married there if not a member. 
A large number in Asheville do perform 
Same-Sex weddings including the following.:
New Creation Church
Center for Spiritual Living
Jesus People
Jubilee
Unity Center
Episcopal Churches 
Lutheran Evangelical Churches
Presbyterian (USA) Churches
Unitarian Churches
United Church of Christ Churches
For others, contact listed and inquire. 

Baptist
Providence Baptist Church
1201 Oakland St.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-697-2878
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