Following the decision of the General Conference not to modify paragraph 161.F of the Book of Discipline, which relates to matters of Human Sexuality, supporters of a more inclusive church gathered around the table in the center of the plenary floor. Candles were burning. Crackers symbolizing Communion elements were on the worship table. In song and word the several hundred witnesses called for a more open church.
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Gay deacon ordained in Desert Southwest
Ordination is another step in a long life of service for a man who has faced many challenges because of his sexual orientation.
Achieving inclusion: Break barriers, build bridges
It’s time to meet and accept people where they are, not where we think they ought to be, writes a Korean clergywoman.