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  1. Salvation Army in Merrill reports record yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Merrill Foto News

    ... of Christ, Christ Methodist Church, St. Francis Catholic Church, St. John Church, Hillside Fellowship, First Presbyterian, Journey Church and Calvary Lutheran Church. Organizations who rang included: The Octagon Club, the Holly Lange Singers, St. ...

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  2. PCUSA's Nod to "Traditional" Marriage Understandable, but Not AccurateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Religion Dispatched

    The Presbyterian Church made headlines recently after its local presbyteries voted to, as the New York Times put it, approve same-sex marriage . This new definition will go into effect in June.

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  3. Presbyterians Approve Gay Marriage In Church ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Pridesource.com

    The Presbyterian Church has expanded its definition of marriage to include a "commitment between two people," recognizing gay marriage as Christian in the church constitution after decades of debate over same-sex relationships. The redefinition was endorsed last year by the church General Assembly, or top legislative body, but required approval from a majority of the Louisville, Kentucky-based denomination's 171 regional districts, or presbyteries.

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  4. Weighing in on the Federal Vision controversy among PresbyteriansRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Examiner.com

    ... intra-denominational debate among Presbyterians has escalated to tragic proportions. Peter Leithart, a Presbyterian minister at the center of the Federal Vision controversy within the Presbyterian Church in America , has equated baptism with ...

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  5. Morning Roundup 3/25/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Christianity Today

    ... the church, "I'm first a Christian, second a Protestant, third a Calvinist, fourth a Paedo-baptist, and fifth a Presbyterian". Well, I go with the first four; and then "fifth I'm an Anglican". And if I'm asked to explain further what is the ...

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  6. Head of Episcopal Church: Denying Climate Change Is 'Blind' And ImmoralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | ThinkProgress

    ... global warming, telling a crowd in Rome that "if we destroy Creation, Creation will destroy us." Leaders from Presbyterian, Episcopal, Evangelical, Lutheran, Methodist, Quaker, and Baptist congregations have also spoken out in strong support of ... 2 comments

  7. Most American Mainline Protestants Embrace Gay MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Switched

    NOVEMBER 20 Jeff Buhrman, artistic director, leads the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington D.C. - the largest of its kind in the nation - during rehearsal for their December holiday concert at New York Avenue Presbyterian Church on November 20, 2011, in Washington, DC. With the largest Presbyterian denomination's official endorsement Tuesday , American mainline Protestants have solidified their support for gay marriage, leaving the largest mainline denomination - the United Methodist Church - outside the same-sex marriage fold.

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  8. Presbyterian OK of gay unions may create divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The Rev. Stuart Baskin, pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Tyler, said he expects the vote this week to allow same-sex marriage unions will create a divided reaction among his congregation - but it won't split the church.

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  9. Presbyterians approve gay marriage in constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Columbian

    Gary Lyon, left, of Leechburg, Pa., and Bill Samford of Hawley, Pa., celebrate in June after a vote allowing Presbyterian pastors discretion in marrying same-sex couples at the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church at Cobo Hall in Detroit. that includes Southwest Washington, voted in November to endorse the church's redefinition of marriage, a spokeswoman said.

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  10. Delaware church ordains first married lesbian coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Windsor Beacon

    On Sunday, less than a week after the Presbyterian Church approved allowing same-sex marriages in its congregations, Kaci Clark-Porter and her wife, Holly, will walk down the aisle of Wilmington's First and Central Presbyterian Church to be ordained as ministers. It's a history-making moment for the historic church off Rodney Square, and is possibly the first joint ordination ever of a same-sex couple.

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  11. Pew: Presbyterian Church (USA) Abandons Traditional Values, Supports Same-Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Cybercast News Service

    Presbyterians had been allowed to perform same-sex weddings like this 2011 ceremony with approval from local officials, but now all members will be eligible to host the ceremonies in states that have gay marriage. According to the Pew Research Center , on Tuesday, the Presbyterian Church joined other religious groups in a vote that formally sanctions same-sex marriage.

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  12. Presbyterian critics: community's 'gay marriage' vote ignores Christian consensusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | DFW Catholic

    Louisville, Ky., Mar 19, 2015 / 05:17 pm .- A majority of presbyteries in the Presbyterian Church have voted to redefine marriage, but one Presbyterian group warned that the denomination is "capitulating to the culture." "By approving this change we are disregarding the clear teaching of Scripture, the wisdom of those who have lived and died for the faith before us, and the continuing consensus of the contemporary church around the world.

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  13. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) recognizes gay marriage in church constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    The Presbyterian Church has expanded its definition of marriage to include a "commitment between two people," recognizing gay marriage as Christian in the church constitution after decades of debate over same-sex relationships. The redefinition was endorsed last year by the church General Assembly, or top legislative body, but required approval from a majority of the denomination's 171 regional districts, or presbyteries.

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  14. Priest, author, consultant and trainer will speak at UCDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Davis Enterprise

    ... inclusive communities for more than 25 years, working with the Roman Catholic, Episcopal, United Methodist, Presbyterian, American Baptist, United Church of Christ and Lutheran churches in the United States, Canada, Asia, Australia and Europe. He is ...

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  15. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) expands definition of marriage to include same sex couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The York Daily Record

    In this June 19, 2014, file photo, Gary Lyon, left, of Leechburg, Pa., and Bill Samford, of Hawley, Pa., celebrate after a vote allowing Presbyterian pastors discretion in marrying same-sex couples at the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church at Cobo Hall, in Detroit. The Presbyterian Church approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday, March 17, 2015, to include a "commitment between two people," becoming the largest Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage as Christian and allow same-sex weddings in every congregation.

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  16. Presbyterians Overwhelmingly Approve Marriage EqualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Advocate

    The largest Presbyterian denomination in the nation, the Presbyterian Church , Tuesday approved a marriage resolution on that amends its constitution to accept same-sex marriages. A voice vote held in New Jersey had 86 regional bodies approving the new resolution and 41 opposed , reports The New York Times .

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  17. PCA Affirms Biblical MarriageRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Religion News Service

    The Office of the Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in America has received numerous emails regarding the recent action of the mainline Presbyterian Church in redefining marriage. On March 17, 2015 the Presbyterian Church approved language that allows its ministers to officiate at same-sex marriages in its churches.

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  18. DCIA discusses affordable housingRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | HeraldSun.com

    ... of the 2012 interfaith build of Judea Reform Congregation, Fisher Memorial United Holy Church and First Presbyterian Church talked about the collaboration. Watts Street Baptist Church was also part of that interfaith build to honor the respective ...

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  19. Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WHDH

    The Presbyterian Church has expanded its definition of marriage to include a "commitment between two people," recognizing gay marriage as Christian in the church constitution after decades of debate over same-sex relationships. The redefinition was endorsed last year by the church General Assembly, or top legislative body, but required approval from a majority of the Louisville, Kentucky-based denomination's 171 regional districts, or presbyteries.

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  20. With Presbyterians in the yes column, mainline Protestants solidify gay marriage supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Religion News Service

    Members of Rensselaerville Presbyterian Church show their support for the LGBTQ community at the Capital Pride Parade in 2007. Creative Commons image by Selbe B With the largest Presbyterian denomination's official endorsement Tuesday , American mainline Protestants have solidified their support for gay marriage, leaving the largest mainline denomination - the United Methodist Church - outside the same-sex marriage fold.

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