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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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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