Open and Affirming in the UCC

Open and Affirming (ONA) is the United Church of Christ’s (UCC) designation for congregations, campus ministries, and other bodies in the UCC which make a public covenant of welcome into their full life and ministry to persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

Open and Affirming Resources

The Open and Affirming Coalition of the United Church of Christ is an affiliated but independent organization providing significant resources and assistance for ONA processes across all settings of the UCC. Learn more.

UCC Resources also carries ONA and other LGBTQ+ resources, publications, and merchandise.

United Church of Christ Office for LGBT Ministries
Health and Wholeness Advocacy, Justice and Local Church Ministries
Phone: +1 216-736-3217
LGBTQ+ Ministries
Sexuality Education

UCC Open and Affirming Coalition

Rev. Dr. Katrina Roseboro-Marsh, Executive Director
Phone: (216) 736-3789