GLBT Questions, Welcoming Congregation



Questions frequently asked by glbt newcomers:


  • Am I welcome if I am gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, trans-gendered? 
Yes!  Eastrose’s membership includes gays and lesbians, both couples and singlesEastrose is an official Welcoming Congregation.  The Unitarian Universalist Association provides an extensive process for a congregation to become an official Welcoming Congration.  Eastrose received formal UUA certification as a Welcoming Congregation in 1998.  If you have children, your children are welcome in our UUniverse religious education program.   

Eastrose is a member of the Community of Welcoming Congregations, an association of religious congregations begun in the Portland metropolitan area that welcomes and affirms people of all sexual orientations. 

This is a banner provided by the Unitarian Universalist Association.  Eastrosarians supported and worked in the Oregon “No on 36” campaign in 2004.   A number of  same-gendered couple couples were married at Eastrose in 2004.  Commitment ceremonies were held at Eastrose before that, and have been held there since. 




The Unitarian Universalist Association Website