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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The Breakfast Prayer

The Breakfast Prayer

Friend and former AWAB board member Madison McClendon wrote the following prayer that preceded the AWAB Breakfast at the American Baptist Biennial Mission Summit in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Saturday, June 24th, 2023. Strong, handsome, fierce and powerful Mother....

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