34,000 Black Churches Leave PCUSA Over Same-Sex Marriage

Urging Presbyterian Church USA to “repent and be restored to fellowship,” the National Black Church Initiative, which represents 34,000 churches from 15 denominations, has declared it has severed ties with PCUSA after it amended its constitution changing their definition of marriage to include same-sex couples.

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Presbyterian Church (USA) Changes Denomination’s Definition of Marriage to Include Gay Couples

The Christian Post
March 18, 2015

America’s largest Presbyterian denomination has approved an amendment to its constitution that officially changes their definition of marriage to include same-sex couples.

Last year Presbyterian Church (USA) approved a vote on an amendment to change their official definition of marriage from “a man and a woman” to “two people, traditionally a man and a woman.”

Known as Amendment 14-F, the proposed change to PCUSA’s Book of Order got the necessary number of presbytery votes on Tuesday.

“[Amendment 14-F] required approval from a majority of the denomination’s 171 regional districts, or presbyteries,”reported Fox News.

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Bermuda church hosts members of US-based ‘ex-gay’ ministry

Bermuda, gay news, Washington Blade

A Bermuda church this week is hosting members of an Arkansas-based ministry who claim they were once gay.

A flyer the Washington Blade obtained that features a picture of a man with chains hanging from his wrists says Danielle Harrison, Michael Carducci and Wayne Blakely of ‘Coming Out’ Ministries are at the Southampton Seventh-Day Adventist Church for a series of events the Bermuda Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists Human Relations Department sponsored. These include “testimonies and presentations that will answer questions about” homosexuality and whether Jesus can “really save homosexuals from their attractions,” among other issues.

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