St. Edmund’s welcomes and affirms persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities as full members of our congregation. Members of the LGBTQ+ community are invited to receive all of the church’s sacraments on an equal basis and are encouraged to exercise their gifts of ministry at every level of leadership. Same-gender couples may be married in the church.
More information about the Episcopal Church’s involvement on issues impacting the LGBTQ+ community can be found at the following links:
- The Episcopal Church: Who We Are – LGBTQ
- Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles: LGBTQ Ministries
- Integrity USA
Women in Leadership
St. Edmund’s affirms that God endues women with gifts of ministry and calls women to exercise those gifts in the Church on an equal basis. In our church, women lead, teach, preach, pray, and administer the sacraments.