“MCC has become a refuge from the hecticness of the world, a fresh take on a ‘gay community’ and perhaps most importantly a place to explore and refine my religious and spiritual beliefs.  MCC has given me a great sense of belief and belonging.”  Kev

A Unique Church

MCC was founded in the LGBT+ community when there were no other churches that welcomed LGBT+ people. At MCC your sexual orientation or gender identity makes absolutely no difference. Our primary outreach is to the LGBT+ community. Why? Because no one else is doing it in an open and unreserved way.

 

But that doesn't mean that others aren't welcome! We have members who do not identify as LGBT+ who have joined us because they agree Jesus welcomes everyone and so should we.

 

  • MCC is often the first place people come out in public as trans, gay or bisexual.

 

  • MCC offers not only a safe place for worship but we also offer a safe social environment for many LGBT+ people who cannot go to pubs or clubs.

 

  • Many times MCC is the only refuge for parents of LGBT+ people—a place where they can learn and not fear being judged or feel ashamed.

 

 

“I originally came to MCC because my daughter was out of control, struggling to come to terms with being gay.  Through the help, support and teaching I have learnt at MCC I have been able to understand her better.  Regularly the sermons touch issues that I have been grappling with for answers.”  Toni

 

  • MCC welcomes many people who have been asked to leave their previous place of worship because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

 

  • Same-sex partners worship and receive Communion together at MCC.

 

  • Our pastor performs Marriages for both same-sex and opposite-sex couples.

 

 

 

 

“As a transgender person, I was amazed by the loving acceptance especially as this was the first I had been out in public as the real me.”  Rosie

MCC Church

Hannington Road

Bournemouth

BH7 6JT


Phone: 0300 123 7773

 

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