Ray Of Hope Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.
The Church in Central New York founded and consistently fostered by the GLBTQIS community. Now in our 34th Year of Ministry.
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Ray Of Hope

Church Of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Inc.

is the original Church in Central New York for

ALL People, including but not limited to

persons who are or might be:

Straight, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual,

Transgender,

Questioning,

Intersex, Queer,

Asexual, Pansexual, Hetero-flexible. 

Anyone who is human!

Married, divorced, remarried, single,

and persons of all gender expressions.

Persons of any faith / religion or

no faith, no religion, or have no idea where to start.

WHAT WE ARE TRYING TO TELL Y OU IS WE ARE

the Church by us, for us, 4 U!

We  ARE  you!

Ray Of Hope Church was founded in 1983

and is serving Syracuse, Ithaca and Elmira New York.

We are serving the world with live interactive worship services,

Bible enrichment sessions, and meetings

through SKYPE on the Internet.

We never held a vote to decide if we would be an INCLUSIVE church for you.

We are not an OPEN AND AFFIRMING church for you.

We are not a RECONCILING CHURCH or

RECONCILING  CONGREGATION for you.

We are not an OPEN MINDED or ACCEPTING or WELCOMING

 church where you can attend as long as you blend in quietly and discretely.

WE  ARE  YOU!

THIS is the church where YOU belong.

Ray Of Hope Church is the church

by us, for us, and made by You.


Artist: Richard Hook
"Head Of Christ"
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Site updated
10/20/17
R U gay, lesbian, bi, trans, and someone said you aren't saved?  GOD SAYS THIS  IS NOT TRUE!  OH YES YOU ARE SAVED! Click here for the proof you are safe and secure in God.
Announcing the formation of a PASTORAL SEARCH COMMITTEE for 2017. For more information click here.
My House shall be a house of prayer for All People, says the Lord God. (Isaiah 56:7)
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (Romans 15:13)
Ray Of Hope Church supports and endorses Elmira's LGBTQIS2SS..... Social Group here at the church building.  People of every sexual orientation and gender expression, every faith or no faith at all, including (but not limited to) spiritual and religious believers, agnostics, atheists, those who are certain as well as those who are questioning life’s questions, and others, are invited and truly welcomed to get together for fun and joyful conversations in an uplifting and supportive atmosphere on Thursday nights. THE GROUP IS  MEETING TOMORROW, THURSDAY OCTOBER 12, 2017 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at 380 W. 1st St. Elmira NY, Ray Of Hope Church Chapel.  Bring a snack or beverage to share.


Bible Enrichment Session October 24, 2017, Tuesday
6:30 - 8:00 PM.  Subject: Revelation, The Book.   CLICK HERE for more information.
The monthly minutes of the Church Council for September, 2017 are posted here .   CLICK HERE for more information.