- Auburn Seminary
- Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at Pacific School of Religion
- Dignity USA
- The Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin
- Global Faith & Justice Project
- Global Justice Institute
- Imaan - LGBTQI Muslim Support Group
- Integrity USA
- Middle Collegiate Church
- More Light Presbyterians
- The Naming Project
- The National Cathedral
- Religious Institute
- Reconciling Ministries Network
- ReconcilingWorks: Lutherans for Full Participation
- SOJOURN: Southern Jewish Resource Network
- Unitarian Universalist Church of Studio City
This list is being updated on a rolling basis in preparation for Spirit Day on October 15th. To add your place of worship or faith organization, click here.
Want you involve your place of worship or faith organization in Spirit Day? Here's how to do it.
- Ask your church, synagogue, mosque, worship center, or meeting space to wear purple on Thursday, October 16th
- Turn your website purple
- Make your Twitter and Facebook profile pics purple!
- Endorse Spirit Day, and share your plans with us!
- Deck your worship space out in purple for the week – Banners!
- Invite everyone to wear purple and snap a photo
- Encourage a message about anti-bullying
- Plan worship themed about anti-bullying
- Sing songs reflecting Spirit Day. Suggestions are below
- Ask your youth group to look at anti-bullying resources:
- Show the film, Hineini : Coming Out in a Jewish High School
- Educate the adults about what high school is like for LGBT youth
- Share Accompaniment: A Resource for Youth Leaders with the adult leaders in your faith community
- Encourage congregation members to wear purple on October 17th and at a worship service before to October 17th. Take a photo!
- Announce Spirit Day on your congregation’s marquis or exterior sign
- Invite congregation members to take the Spirit Day Pledge. Use your congregational newsletter, or set up lap top computers after worship for people to go to GLAAD’s Spirit Day Page
- Change your congregational web site purple
- Take steps to make your congregation actively welcoming of LGBT people. Kulanu: A New Guide for Congregations has wonderful suggestions
- Bring your place of worship to visit with school officials and government leaders to offer support for safe schools
- Write an opinion piece/letter to the editor, explaining why you and your place of worship are participating in Spirit Day
- Catholics: Visit Catholics for #SpiritDay
- All Saints Episcopal changed their church sign
- The Unitarian Universalist Church in Waterville, Maine, showed "It Gets Better" clips and read "What Was I Afraid Of" by Dr. Seuss.
- The United Church of Christ turned it's logo purple