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  1. Pilgrim Place Chorale performance of - Gather Up the Years'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Claremont Courier

    ... which includes members from Claremont United Church of Christ, Claremont United Methodist, Claremont Presbyterian, First Christian of Pomona, First United Methodist of Upland, Good Shepherd Lutheran, La Verne Church of the Brethren, Pilgrim ...

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  2. The Pulpit: Presbyterian Church USA allows same-sex marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    The PCUSA is the largest Presbyterian denomination in the nation, though it has been rapidly losing membership for years.

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  3. Pilgrim Place Chorale marks centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... also be part of the performance, which includes choir members from Christ Church Parish, Ontario, Claremont Presbyterian, Claremont Chorale, Claremont United Church of Christ, Claremont United Methodist, Upland United Methodist, First Christian, ...

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  4. Handbell choirs to ring in springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... Mark's, Lutheran, Fairborn United Methodist, Abiding Christ Lutheran, Trinity United Church of Christ, First Presbyterian, all of Fairborn; Aley United Methodist and Kirkmont Presbyterian in Beavercreek; and Memorial Presbyterian of Xenia. Some ...

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  5. US Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution; new definition adds "2 people"Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    The Presbyterian Church approved redefining marriage in the church constitution Tuesday to include a "commitment between two people," becoming the largest U.S. Protestant group to formally recognize gay marriage as Christian and allow same-sex weddings in every congregation. The new definition was endorsed last year by the church's 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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  6. Images of the Easter seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... including this north facing window of the Ascension of Christ. Looking spring-like, the doors of Broadway Presbyterian Church, 209 W. Broadway Blvd., are adorned with forsythia wreaths for Easter Sunday. Broadway Presbyterian will celebrate its ...

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  7. The Expat God Squad: Meet Rev. Ken MacHargRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Wall Street Journal

    ... Republic, and even Kyrgyzstan. Earlier, in the 1970s, he and his family served a church in Panama. The former Presbyterian and United Church of Christ pastor says that while he "loves pastoring," he doesn't really have the energy he once had to be a ...

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  8. Christianity's Denominations: The 11 Branches of Christ-Based ReligionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | News Max

    ... 8. Methodist/Wesleyan: Brought on by the teachings of John Wesley, these are two English-born denominations. 9. Presbyterian: Also known as Calvinism or Reformed Churches, this denomination originated during the 16th century Swiss Reformation. 10. ...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Head of Episcopal Church: Denying Climate Change Is 'Blind' And ImmoralRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | 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

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

    Mar 22, 2015 | 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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  16. Presbyterian OK of gay unions may create divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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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  17. Presbyterians approve gay marriage in constitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | 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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  18. Delaware church ordains first married lesbian coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | 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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  19. Pew: Presbyterian Church (USA) Abandons Traditional Values, Supports Same-Sex MarriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | 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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  20. Presbyterian critics: community's 'gay marriage' vote ignores Christian consensusRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | 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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