Sunday, November 27, 2011

Presbyterian USA Loses Churches Due to Ordination of Gay Clergy

Presbyterian Church USA allows Gay Clergy

More churches have decided to break away from the Presbyterian Church USA due to them allowing "noncelibate homosexuals to become clergy and lay leaders. "We are happy to hear churches are willing to move forward and not submit and condone homosexuality. Its refreshing to see and we look forward to more moves in faith and in righteousness to uphold the word.

Read report below:
Around 90 percent of the congregation supported the move to break away, with the church planning to become part of the Evangelical Covenant Church.
According to its website, the ECC was founded in 1885 and identifies itself as multiethnic, "Evangelical, but not exclusive," and "Traditional, but not rigid."
This news comes as the Fellowship of Presbyterians, a conservative movement comprised of former PC(USA) congregations, readies for its "National Covenanting Conference" next year in Orlando. Read more here.
Now in other news: Nigeria plans to ban and criminalize homosexual marriage.  Read below some of the measures in which they have and plan to do to prevent gay lifestyles:
When a gang of men ambushed Rashidi Williams and a male friend earlier this year, the 25-year-old gay Nigerian was too afraid to report the attack to police or even to his family.Doing so would only create more problems, he says, in this country where legislators are now seeking to criminalize gay marriage.

Read full article HERE

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