Association of Welcoming & Affirming Baptists

since 1993

Welcoming & Affirming All People

As the only organization solely devoted to building the Welcoming and Affirming movement within the Baptist traditions, AWAB has a unique call to be The National Voice for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Allied Baptists in the US.

Since 1993 AWAB has been supporting churches in being and becoming Welcoming and Affirming of all people regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation.  We work as individuals, congregations, regional groupings and as a national body to advance the Radical Welcome and Love of God in Jesus Christ through being the Ministry of Reconciliation and building up the Beloved Community where all will be one.

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Recent News

In-Person AWAB Conversation in Durham, NC

Being Trans in 2024 Thursday, April 117 pm Watts Street Baptist ChurchDurham, NC   What does it mean to be transgender and what are the challenges facing the transgender community in the United States today? Rev. Dr. Donnie Anderson sees a message of encouragement and...

AWAB Hires Communications Coordinator

AWAB Hires Communications Coordinator

AWAB Hires Communications Coordinator AWAB is pleased to announce that beginning on March 1, James Rice III will take on the role of Communications Coordinator. After a thorough search process which included 15 applicants from across the country, Rice was chosen to...

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