GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING IN DETROIT: LASER FOCUS ON UNITY

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING IN DETROIT:  LASER FOCUS ON UNITY

 

As elected commissioners are preparing to come together in Detroit (June 14-21) to become the “voice” of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), we know that there will be several issues up for debate.  I am assuming the issue of same-gender marriage will be among the most contentious of issues on the docket.  As in the past, commissioners will debate this and many other issues with conviction and passion.  As in the past, a variety of diverse opinions will be brought forward that are faithful to our reformed tradition.  These opinions will be thoughtful and faithful to various interpretations of scripture, confessions, and the constitution of the church.  That is why I invite all who read this blog to read and be guided in prayer by our Book of Order (Constitution) that says:

 

The General Assembly is the council of the whole…

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