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Moravians Vote to Ordain Gay Clergy and Perform Same-Sex Marriages

Thursday, June 26, 2014 | Worthy News / Christian


By Joseph DeCaro, Worthy News Correspondent

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Worthy News)-- The Moravian Church's Northern Province approved a proposal Sunday to allow gays and lesbians to be ordained, to create a religious ceremony for same-sex couples and to revise the Northern Province's Book of Order to reflect all these changes, according to Charisma News.

"Moravians understand that God's call to us is to welcome all people, because God's embrace is far larger than our capacity to imagine," said Rev. Elizabeth Miller, president of the Provincial Elders' Conference of the Moravian Church Northern Province.

The proposal affects only the Northern Province, the largest of the denomination's three provinces in North America, which includes more than 21,000 members the U.S. and Canada.

The worldwide Moravian Church consists of 21 provinces with more than 1 million members, half of which live in Africa.

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5 thoughts on “Moravians Vote to Ordain Gay Clergy and Perform Same-Sex Marriages

  1. Psalm 75:8King James Bible
    For in the hand of the LORD there is a cup, and the wine is red; it is full of mixture; and he poureth out of the same: but the dregs thereof, all the wicked of the earth shall wring them out, and drink them.

  2. "welcome all people" hmm. really. Quite presumptuous. I thought only those that willingly submit to God's Holy Word could be accepted. Whatever happened to that? Does man have the authority to alter what God has ordained?

    • How does an all inclusive welcome stand in the light of Matthew 22:1-14, especially the last four verses? Can we clothe ourselves in political correctness rather than the righteousness provided by Christ (Romans 13:14)?

  3. These are the ones prostituting with the Queen of Heaven, the ones Jesus claimed in Matthew 7: 23 " I will say to them, I never knew you; depart from Me, you who practice INIQUITY"

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