We’re not the only ones…

June 4, 2007

…working to bring justice into the church and paying the costs associated with it.

from Planet Out Gay and Lesbian News…

A majority of members at Pittsburgh Presbytery’s largest church voted Sunday to split off from the Presbyterian Church (USA) and join a more conservative denomination, in part because of the national church’s growing inclusion of gays.

Of the 1,450 members of Memorial Park Presbyterian Church in McCandless Township, 951 voted to join the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, reports the Associated Press.

Read the whole article here.

For those who say the Spirit can’t be moving because this isn’t happening anywhere else in the church, I beg to differ.  She is speaking, and she is speaking loudly.  Equality is a core Christian value.  Unfortunately, resistance to change and exclusion also seems to be a core facet of human brokenness.

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