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The Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches is a collaboration of more than 80 churches and other ministries in the Chicago metropolitan area which welcome and affirm people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We have two goals:

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From the 2019 Pride Parade.
From the 2019 Pride Parade.

Purpose of the Coalition


Pride Flag.

The Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches is a collaboration of more than 80 churches and other ministries in the Chicago metropolitan area which welcome and affirm people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We have two goals:

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Chicago's 2021 Pride Parade Has Been Cancelled

"Originally scheduled for Oct. 3, the 2021 Chicago Pride Parade officially out for 2021" is the sad headline from the GoPride website dated September 1, 2021.

The next pride parade in the Windy City is scheduled for Sunday, June 26, 2022.

More information regarding the Coalition's possible involvement in Chicago's PrideFest activities October 1st and 2nd will be forthcoming.

Our 2020 Pride Video

2020 video.
The 2020 Pride Video.

We created a video montage for Pride 2020. We invited all of our member congregations to submit a short video greeting to everyone celebrating Pride 2020 virtually. A great many of our partner congregations send greetings and best wishes for this very unusual Pride season.

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