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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We are trying to transition the web site back from Holy Days to information portal.  Click on the links
"How to use the web site" for quick and easy instructions for movement within the site.
"You are as welcome here as Christ Jesus Himself."
(Fr. Bartholomew J. O'Brien, see Romans 15:7).

Site updated
1/17/17
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.
Bible Enrichment Session TONIGHT, January 17, 2017, Tuesday
6:30 - 8:00 PM.  Subject: Revelation, The Book.   CLICK HERE for more information.

ALL Marriages and ALL Families continue to be respected and welcomed

at Ray Of Hope Church.  We celebrated all marriages from

our first year, 1983.

We are celebrating MARRIAGE EQUALITY

in New York State in June of 2011 and

in the U.S.A. on June 26, 2015.

We would love to help you with your wedding plans.

We can provide:

  • Planning for the ceremony, including the use of our chapel in Elmira, New York.  Weddings may be performed at any location of your choosing.
  • A legally Licensed and Ordained Pastor to perform the wedding.
  • Wedding music, many options and styles, live performers or digital music
  • Catering for rehearsal dinner and/or reception
  • DJ options for your reception and/or rehearsal dinner party
  • Photography, video, and live stream your wedding to anywhere
  • Other needs you may have that are not in this list are welcome
  • Call 607-280-0374 or email: rayofhopechurch@aol.com  and put WEDDING in the subject box for more information.