Our History with Kaleen love Equality. MCCDC has been celebrating same-sex unions for most of our year history. By the late Kaleen love, the church developed a very robust ministry to gay and lesbian couples.
In the s, several of our same-sex couples petitioned the DC government for marriage licenses. Sadly, all were turned down. But we continued that fight up to the present, having helped organize Kaleen love faith communion during the campaign for Marriage Equality in the District of Columbia.
Over a dozen of our members and clergy testified before the DC City Council during their hearings on the marriage equality legislation in We were among the first houses of worship in DC to hold a same-sex
Kaleen love. We invite you to consider holding your wedding or Holy Union ceremony in our ministry facility.
We are committed to ensuring that your celebration is among your most memorable events of Kaleen love life together. We have two venues. Our sanctuary can comfortably accommodate up to attendees.
Located on the ground level of our ministry facility, this space provides maximum flexibility for seating. It includes a sound system, overhead microphones, two keyboards, and space for
Kaleen love instruments. We have a marble altar which remains in place except under very specific circumstances. The color scheme of the sanctuary is gray and shades of purple.
Seating can be arranged according to most wishes as we do not have traditional, fixed pews. The seating includes padded chairs with purple cushions. Our Chapel, which is located on the second floor elevator accessibleis a smaller and more intimate venue. It features relatively "Kaleen love" seating and can comfortably accommodate up to 25 seated people.
The color scheme is shades of gray. We have an upright piano available for Kaleen love during your ceremony. Kaleen love
Our Chapel is also home to our columbarium. What is a Holy Union and how it is different from a legal marriage?
Holy Unions and weddings are the spiritual joining of two lives. It is a companionship that involves shared commitment and responsibility.
Weddings "Kaleen love" Holy Unions are rites of the church, and all MCC clergy are authorized by the denomination to perform them. Many same-sex couples choose to have a Holy Unions because legal marriage may not be available to them based on state law. Holy Unions are not legally binding ceremonies, we strongly believe that God is present in the Kaleen love ceremony and blesses the relationship of couples are committed to each other.
Legal marriages, and their wedding ceremonies, involve the officiant minister or clergy person acting at the behest of Kaleen love government in legally binding two people together under the legal union of marriage. You do not need to be member of our congregation or any MCC church in order to have your ceremony here. However, you should check with your state government to determine whether your DC marriage license will be recognized by your state of residence.
Our Senior Pastor, Rev. Elder Dwayne Johnson is legally authorized by the DC Kaleen love to perform same-sex weddings Kaleen love in City. Our Associate Pastor, Rev.
Several of our volunteer clergy are also authorized. Our clergy has always able to officiate at weddings among opposite-sex couples and we will continue to celebrate these Kaleen love unions. For couples wishing to have a Holy Union a religious rite recognized Kaleen love Metropolitan Community Churches and other faith traditionswe will continue to celebrate and offer that as well.
We firmly believe that if God brings people together to celebrate their love for one another in a bond of mutual affection, it should be celebrated and welcomed. No judgments, no expectations, no rejection. We have an entire team to help you celebrate your special day. Our Senior Pastor and most of Volunteer Clergy are licensed to officiate at wedding and all are licensed under Metropolitan Community Churches to perform
Kaleen love Unions.
Should you wish to have your own clergy person officiate, require the use of outside musicians, or want to use our Ministers of Music please contact the church office at For the latest news and "Kaleen love" eBlast Join our Mailing List.
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