UPDATE: D002 and D019 have now passed the House of Deputies and are acts of Convention
Sunday was an historic day, as the House of Bishops voted in favor of all three of the resolutions that take up gender identity and expression.
By More Light Presbyterians, 220th General Assembly
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By Peggy Gillespie, Co-Founder, Family Diversity Projects
Rev. Shari Brink offers her reflections on her recent participation at the Reformed Church in America’s General Synod
The UCC Coalition for LGBT Concerns celebrated the 40th anniversary of LGBT ministry and advocacy in the United Church of Christ and welcomed Open and Affirming (ONA) congregation #1,000--Pillar of Love Fellowship in Chicago. Administered by the Coalition, ONA is the largest and fastest-growing LGBT-welcoming-church movement in the world.
The United Methodist Church in the Northwest, at odds with its parent denomination, has endorsed Referendum 74 and called on voters to make Washington the nation’s seventh state to enact same-sex marriage.
By More Light Presbyterians
Pittsburgh, PA: A historic moment happened last night in the Civil Union and Marriage Committee at the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA). The General Assembly Committee approved a marriage equality overture.
As the battle over gay marriage heats up in this election year, one evangelical Christian writer is calling for a truce, fearing that the outspoken opposition to gay marriage among some church leaders could alienate an entire generation of religious youth.