The Anne Arundel Affirming Alliance (a4)* is a coalition of religious communities and groups in anne arundel county who are affirming** of lgbtq+ people. We aim to plan gatherings that bring the lgbtq+ community and allies together to build intentional and faithful community in anne arundel county for mutual support and encouragement. We promote and highlight religious and faith communities who are affirming, safe and brave spaces.
*ark & dove presbyterian, eastport united methodist, first presbyterian – annapolis, gloria dei lutheran, st. Anne’s episcopal, unity by the bay, uu-annapolis
**this means that our communities are not just welcoming, but we are inclusive, encouraging, validating, and stand in solidarity with lgbtq+ individuals and communities.
Adora Grace Nilsen-Johnson