The third form of governance, the congregational form, is the most simple at first appearance. There are currently congregations in 22 countries, and the Fellowship has a specific outreach to lesbiangaybisexual and transgender communities. The diocese considers that the blessing of same-sex couples is one part of their work of community outreach and care for parishioners. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Church of God Anderson, Indiana. Retrieved 13 July The Unpardonable Sin and Lost Souls".
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Homosexuality and religion Transgender people and religion. Inthe Presbyterian Church USA voted to change its definition of marriage, allowing its pastors to officiate same-sex marriages wherever gay marriage is legal. Christianity portal LGBT portal. There is a blessing over the couple. Retrieved 18 August In the former case, diversity is difficult to embrace, as is change. Homophobic attitudes, words, and behaviours are inconsistent with the nature of Christian conduct and a violation of the worth and dignity of all people.
Additionally, some denominations which are not LGBT-affirming have member-organized groups which are not officially sanctioned by the denomination. The Mennonite Church in the Netherlands offers marriage to both heterosexual and same-gender couples. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Inthe Methodist Conference passed six resolutions on human sexuality see belowincluding a Resolution 6 which. The Church of God Cleveland, Tennessee similarly condemns homosexuality. However, this is only in the United States, Canada, and Australia.