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The governing body of the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) decided Thursday (June 19) to allow gay weddings within the church, making it among the largest Christian denominations to take an embracing step toward same-sex marriage.
(RNS) Gay couples may now be married within the Presbyterian Church (PCUSA), one of the nation's largest mainline Christian denominations.
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Good news! The General Assembly has approved an Authoritative Interpretation (http://bit.ly/1oLGxlH) by 371 to 238 giving pastors freedom of conscience to marry same-sex couples.
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The Detroit Free Press coverage of the #love221 movement at #GA221!
At the group's last biennial convention in Pittsburgh in 2012, a similar proposal was narrowly defeated, 338-308.
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Watch Business Meeting 6 at General Assembly. On the docket, "Special Order: Council discussion of recommendations concerning Middle East and Marriage (90 minutes)." Follow MLP live blog throughout the day at http://bit.ly/1iclDti #ga221 #love221
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Good news! The Social Justice Committee approved the commissioners resolution On the Global Crisis for LGBT People and Their Families: A PCUSA Response by 61 to 0. #ga221 #love221
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Live blogging of the Civil Unions and Marriage Issues Committee resumes 1:30 pm ET #ga221 #love221
More Light Presbyterians will resume live blogging from the Civil Union and Marriage Issues Committee on Tuesday (6/17) at 9:30 a.m. ET. To learn more about legislation in the committee , visit our...
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Good news! The General Assembly has approved an Amendment (http://bit.ly/1mu7edh) by 429 to 175 to change the Book of Order so that clergy can marry all couples. It now goes to the presbyteries for ratification.
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Watch Business Meeting 7 at General Assembly. On the docket, "Civil Union and Marriage Issues (10)." Follow MLP live blog throughout the day at http://bit.ly/1iclDti #ga221 #love221
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We rejoice in the General Assembly passage of the recommendation to include the Belhar Confession in the PCUSA Book of Confessions (http://bit.ly/1issbOM). It now goes to the presbyteries for ratification. #ga221 #love221
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#LGBT marriage is now being discussed on the plenary floor at #GA221! Live Blog (http://bit.ly/1iclDti) / Stream (http://t.co/sf8vvrfIod) #love221
More Light Presbyterians will be live blogging the plenary marriage discussion starting on Thursday (6/19) at Business Meeting 6  (8:30 a.m. ET) and Business Meeting 7 (1:30 p.m. ET). To learn more...
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Good news! Overture 10-02 On Amending W-4.9000, Marriage passes Civil Unions and Marriage Issues Committee with amendments by 49 to 18. Live blog at http://bit.ly/SR3FQP #ga221 #love221
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"I am still in Detroit because Jesus is love, God is love, and we in the PCUSA are love." ~Andrew Smith #ga221 #love221
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Following the risen Christ, and seeking to make the Church a true community of hospitality, the mission of More Light Presbyterians is to work for the full participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of faith in the life, ministry and witness of the Presbyterian Church (USA).