Church of England to offer baptism-style services to transgender people to celebrate their new identity for first time

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(Worthy News) - The Church of England has encouraged its clergy to create baptism-style ceremonies for transgender people to welcome them into the Anglican faith.

New pastoral guidance, published on Tuesday, advises clergy to refer to transgender people by their new name, though it stops short of being a baptism.

The guidance, which was approved by the House of Bishops on Monday night, also details how elements including water and oil can be incorporated into the service. [ Source: UK Telegraph (Read More...) ]

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6 thoughts on “Church of England to offer baptism-style services to transgender people to celebrate their new identity for first time”

  1. And the priest asks the proud mother and father .... "so what are you going to call it?"
    Maybe we shouldn't use the terms 'mother' and 'father' anymore either. Let's call them 'birth partners'.

    • Careful, that's exactly what is planned. Don't give them any ideas. It's not sarcasm to the LGBT Community, it's possible solutions.

  2. John 16:33
    These things have I spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace: in the world ye shall have affliction, but be of good comfort: I have overcome the world.

    1 John 4:4
    Little children, ye are of God, and have overcome them: for greater is he that is in you, than he that is in this world.

    Thank You JESUS!

  3. This one is straight from the two-faced (demon) god, Janus.

    By Psychology's renaming MPD (Multiple Personality Disorder) into (DID) Dissociative (Dis-associative, aka disconnecting) Disorder, it has reduced the seriousness of that mental illness. And allowed them (psycho-therapists) to cover up them pushing child after child and "support" adults likewise to disassociate galore.

    That is clearly what Christianity, itself, has and has had since Catholicism took over them who follow the Messiah, the Christ, of the New Covenant writings of the apostles (the "New Testament"). It/she has MPD. All of Christendom and a good much of the Hebraic Roots and Messianic communities do too.

    Multiple Personality Disorder (now named DID). Don't see it? Well, the espoused bride of the Lamb has multiple names now doesn't she? Catholic, Anglican, Episcopal, Presbyterian, Baptist, Charismatic (Charismaniac), Pentecostal, Oneness Pentecostal, Sacred Name Messianic, Old Believers, AOG... She dis-associates (disconnects) from parts of her own self, doesn't she?

    If it weren't for that same "new covenant writings of the apostles" own disclosing (so long ago and in our sacred writings) of the bridge we so badly need today (see, Acts 15: 28-29), the connecting place between the Gentile (pagan) and the Hebraic/Jewish believers (her core personality) then Satan might be winning. Each time he attacks, so many times, we just break apart.

    What happens so often to the head when concussed? The brain swells. Only the Almighty (the All Powerful One) knows who has a good excuse for having a swollen head (pride) or not.

    What makes a person so "dissociate" (aka fragment) to such a huge degree that the result is a person (or group) ends up with MPD? Answer: abuse, trauma, persecution, torture. Look it up. It's all true. For the individuals (esp children) with MPD - too often its the very "counselors" they've had who mentally tortured them into it!

    Only now, Psychology gets to hide what they've discovered about the Believer's all along, she's just reacted like any one human being would to the abuse and persecutions all along. By "splitting." What pastor or rabbi isn't aware of a Church or congregation "split"?

    Why do we have so many denominations (even the one named "non-denominational") in Christianity? Church splits, denominational splits. And in Messianic Judaism we have the same now. All because no one is paying attention. Everytime some Church or Christian denomination uses a Anglican or it's mothers (Catholicism) "apostles creed" without using the real apostles creed (Acts 15) it's destined to be left behind. Okay, some people (wives, children) must stay with reluctant and back-slidden fathers and patriarchs. God will Judge.

    How to overcome it? How then, do we once again become united as Y'shua (Jesus) prayed we would become "as one"?

    Answer: it's a God-sized problem. Only God can make one Christian accept and love a Messianic, a Coptic, a born-again Catholic, a lesbian come to Christ, a former Mormon, a gay, a "born from above" former prostitute, a trans, a "them" now asexual but not a nun or priest, etc etc etc.

    Only "in Christ" is cohesion possible. What constitutes being "in Christ" or "in Messiah"? Best find out if you don't know. Because it's not by saying some magic words like "in the name of ..." at the end of each of our prayers. It can only be done by actually being...inside of Christ. That only comes via the blood of he who is the Lamb of God as John the Baptizer identified him. Who was he? Do you know him, like, personally? Best get on it, if not.

    These things are likewise true for any individual biological human, no matter how many identities he, she, or "they" have. Because the trans never becomes no longer what they were born and too many Christian leaders are forgetting the hermaphrodite which most certainly gets to choose in countries that will help them do so medically. Does God not love the gay man? That depends (like the straight man) on whether sexual sins are continuing or not. God knows what He told someone to be and to do.

    Not all of this stuff is even any of our business.

    The Anglican Church, if she is not the woman clothed with scarlet in the book of Revelations, she will be part of it by the time it's time to know. If you can leave it, do so. But we can say the same about most who now attend churches, because still using the term "Church" is leaving the old umbilical cord attached.

    Grow up. Be born (again, aka from above).

    • You ask "Does God not love the gay man?"

      Lets start with 2 Timothy 3:16 All Scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine,for reproof,for correction,for instruction in righteousness.

      Then to the heart of the matter Leviticus 18:22 Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman ,that is detestable.

      you can read all of chapter 18 to make sure you get the right context .
      On a side note ,God is holy and can not stand sin and will not . He may love the man but not the sin .
      There is another verse ,unfortunately I remember not where, that says roughly, if you do these things and give yourself wholly to these things then God shall harden your heart against him and allow you to be deceived.(they like to say love is love ) but not all love is righteous and unfortunately for them that is the deception they believe .

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