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221st General Assembly (2014)

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Let us pray that we can allow the Spirit to continue to create in us a common call to follow Christ while respecting each other’s convictions. - Gradye Parsons

Presbytery voting on proposed Book of Order amendment



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 A message from THE Stated Clerk, Gradye Parsons

The authoritative interpretation of W-4.9000

"...the freedom of conscience in the interpretation of Scripture (G-2.0105) to participate in any such marriage they believe the Holy Spirit calls them to perform."

The proposed amendment to the Book of Order

"Marriage involves a unique commitment between two people, traditionally a man and a woman, to love and support each other for the rest of their lives."

Sisters and Brothers in Christ,
We, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), have been in a long period of discernment around the issues of inclusion of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people in the life of the church.
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Biblical and Theological Rationale

This document contains biblical and theological rationales on marriage.
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Timeline: Presbyterian actions on same-gender issues

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  1. Cascades Presbytery voted to approve the amendment on November 15, 2014.

    by Matt Gough

    November 19, 2014

     

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