In The News

25 02 2007

UCC President to Speak at Gay Megachurch
The Associated Press

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007 Posted: 1:56:PM PST

The president of the largest Christian denomination to endorse gay marriage will officially welcome a Dallas gay megachurch as a member Sunday.

The Rev. John H. Thomas of the United Church of Christ will be the first leader of a mainline denomination to address a predominantly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender congregation when he preaches at the Cathedral of Hope, said The Rev. Jo Hudson, the cathedral’s rector and senior pastor.

The cathedral, which claims 4,300 members and will be the fourth-largest in the UCC, decided to join last year after the denomination endorsed gay marriage in 2005. Thomas will preach at two morning services, and there will be a special service of induction in the afternoon.

“We believe the Cathedral of Hope’s acceptance into the United Church of Christ and Rev. Thomas’ visit are important steps in the ongoing journey to the full acceptance of LGBT people with the church and society as a whole,” Hudson said.

The Dallas cathedral bills itself as “the world’s largest liberal Christian church with a primary outreach to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.”

The Cleveland, Ohio-based UCC, formed in 1957 by the union of the Congregational Christian Churches in America and the Evangelical and Reformed Church, has 1.3 million members. The UCC has a tradition of support for gays and lesbians. It is distinct from the more conservative Churches of Christ, which has some 2 million members in the United States.





Same Sex Marriage Documentary

12 02 2007

This powerful documentary examines the issue of same sex marriage from a wide variety of social and religious viewpoints. It’s very well produced, and is a great tool for research and helping people in their search for truth.. Highly Recommended Viewing!

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Part 1
Bill C-38 The Effect Of Gay Marriage On Gay And Lesbians




Part 2
C-38 What’s Love Got To Do With It?


Part 3
C-38 The History of Marriage


Part 4
C38 – Can Marriage Evolve?


Part 5
C-38 -What Role Do Children Have In Marriage?


Part 6
C-38 Does Marriage Have To Be Permanent?


Part 7
C-38 Do Children Need Two Parents?


Part 8
C-38 What Role Does Gender Play In Marriage?


Part 9
C-38 Do Children Need Their Biological Parents?


Part 10
C-38 – Personal Stories of Gays and Lesbians


Part 11
C-38 History of the Gay Rights Movement


Part 12
C-38 Universal Equality


Part 13
C-38 Do Rights Have Limits?


Part 14
Bill C-38 The Effect Of Gay Marriage On Freedom Of Religion


Part 15
Bill C-38 The Effect Of Gay Marriage On Freedom Of Religion


Part 16
C-38 Effects of Same-Sex Marriage on Discrimination

Part 17
C-38 Gays and Lesbians Respond To Bill C-38


Part 18
C-38 Responses To Same Sex Marriage


Part 19
C-38 – What Now?


Part 20
C-38 Do Laws Always Progress?






Same-Sex Marriage Debate – Lorna Dueck

12 02 2007

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Gay Priests – 20/20 Report

12 02 2007

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Gay Marriage is a Civil Rights Issue

12 02 2007

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“Come to me, all of you who are tired from carrying heavy loads, and I will give you rest”
– Jesus Christ Of Nazareth
(Matthew 11:28) Good News Bible





At the Altar: Canada And Marriage – Lorna Dueck –

12 02 2007

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