Welcoming & affirming the LGBTQ+ community since 1988
Faith is more than religion. It's about a relationship between a person and God. Together, we make faith worth living. At Forgiving Heart, it is our mission to help you explore your relationship with God and improve those meaningful relationships in your life. Join us each Sunday and experience the warmth of faith and the strength of our community.
Rev. Emily A. Bel came to us from Atlanta, Georgia, where she spent nine years as an associate pastor, working closely with the late Rev. Reid Christensen. Before working with Rev. Christensen, Emily trained under Rev. Alice Jones in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In addition, she has worked with small groups in McAlester, Oklahoma, Lafayette, Louisiana and Macon, Georgia. Rev. Bel has been working with our church since September, 1995. At that time she served as the liaison between our church and the district. A year later, she became our interim pastor. In the beginning, Rev. Bel commuted from Atlanta every other week. In 1998, she relocated to Columbus and on February 17, 1998, she became our permanent pastor.
As pastor, she works closely with our board of directors and members to equip God's people to bring God's love to others. Since her arrival in Columbus, she has also served in many community organizations. She serves on the Mayor's Commission on Unity, Diversity, and Prosperity and is a past president of the Chattahoochee Valley PFLAG. She was a member of the Columbus Pride Committee for several years.
2946 Grant Rd, Columbus GA
We are back in our building. However, for the safety of our members and you, please practice social distance and were a mask upon entering and exiting the building.
We look forward to meeting and sharing worship with you.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our mission goals and work with other organizations to improve conditions for all people. Our vision is to share God's love for all people and that they know that they are loved by God just as they are. Your generous donation will help achive that vision.
Sunday Worship Celebration 11am in the building and on the pastor's Facebook page. [Rev. Emily Bel]
Wednesday Bible Study 7:15 pm on zoom. Contact us for codes.
2946 Grant Rd Columbus Ga. 31907
10:30 am – 12:30 am
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