His hand formed your substance; He will coat you, within and without, in pure gold and silver; He will adorn you so well that "the Sovereign will delight in your beauty" Ps. So, in the familiar text of the Barmen Declaration:. Episcopalians in North Texas have cast opposing votes in the denomination's national assembly on issues regarding homosexuality. United Methodists, who have prohibited the ordination and appointment of self-avowed and practicing homosexuals by church law sincehave elected as bishop an ordained woman who is legally married to another ordained United Methodist woman. The resolution was seen as a compromise between those who call for an official rite for the blessing of same-sex unions, and those who oppose any recognition of such unions.
Progressive Methodist coalitions from around the country met at Foundry to organize in the fall.
Gay Activists Alliance, New York, What is God's word on this subject? Like the covenant of marriage, it should be sealed by vows.
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