We are overjoyed and grateful to announce that the 219th General Assembly voted for Ordination Equality moments ago. The Assembly approved by 53 to 46% the majority report from the Church Orders Committee which sent the "Revise-B" Ordination Overture from the Presbytery of Western Reserve to the Assembly for consideration. This Ordination Overture offers our Church one ordination standard for […]
Soulforce at the PC(USA) General Assembly
Our schedule and promotional materials for the event Dear Friend, You are invited to join Soulforce in a historic moment of speaking truth to power at a mass Pray In at the Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly (GA) in Minneapolis, July 7-10. Please make your plans now to join other Soulforce volunteers and staff team […]
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love: The Lutheran Church Embraces the LGBTQ Community!
Our Executive Director, Rev. Dr. Cindi Love wrote a piece for The Huffington Post titled "The Lutheran Church Embraces the LGBTQ Community!" George Bernard Shaw once said, "Certainly all great truths begin as blasphemies." On April 11, 2010, those who identify as people of faith and as "non-heterosexual" were given particular cause to celebrate Shaw’s […]
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) votes to recognize same-gender couples
Allows those gay and lesbian people in relationships to serve as church leaders! Today the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) passed a resolution stating that it will commit itself to find a way to allow congregations that choose to do so to recognize, support and hold publicly accountable, lifelong, monogamous, same-gender relationships. Additionally, the […]