Methodists strengthen stance against gay marriage and openly LGBT clergy
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We believe that God is love, and that life-long, faithful, stable same-sex relationships, and the relationships of those who undergo gender transition, should be celebrated by the Church of England. St John's is an active member of Inclusive Church , and is committed to working for full acceptance and inclusion, as well as equal marriage rights, of all LGBTI people within the Church of England. We also have friendly links with the Inclusive Mosque Initiative , whose aims of tolerance and openess we fully endorse. He leads the Coordinating Group for a teaching document currently being prepared by the House of Bishops for the Church of England. The Guardian Via Media News. Skip to main content.
The Mormon Church Will Now Allow Same-Sex Couples To Baptize Their Children
Giving you opportunities to gather with other members of your congregation to pray, to learn, to share, and to work together to transform your lives, your congregation, and your world into a loving place in which God's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender families can thrive. In order to both highlight the vibrancy, faithfulness and power of the Welcoming Movement and to counter the 'false witness' of those who seek to quash this movement of hospitality and justice, the Institute for Welcoming Resources surveyed pastors and leaders of 1, Welcoming congregations to ask them about their work and witness. As trans people, we know the love of God. We feel it in our bones, in the very skin that lines our bodies, in the very nature of who we are. God is that voice within us that shows us the way to authenticity, to self-love, and to community.
CNN United Methodist churches and clergy could face removal from the denomination if they do not affirm its stance against gay marriage and noncelibate LGBT clergy by The church reached the decision in a vote at a General Conference in St. Louis on Tuesday. If there is nothing to hide, there is no need to fear an ethics investigation. God weeps.