CONSERVATIVE PRESBYTERIANS NAIL PROTEST ON DENOMINATION'S DOOR - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

10/30/2002 - Louisville, Kentucky

CONSERVATIVE PRESBYTERIANS NAIL PROTEST ON DENOMINATION'S DOOR

Conservatives in the Presbyterian Church U-S-A have nailed a protest on the door of the denomination's headquarters, demanding that gay-friendly congregations be disciplined. The document, signed by 100 members of the mainline denomination, declares that "The Presbyterian Church U-S-A is decaying and dying in the belly of the beast and is irretrievably apostate under current management." The denomination's constitution bans ordination of noncelibate gays and forbids same-sex marriage, but some congregations ignore or defy those rules. A group of liberal Presbyterians pressed their case Sunday in Dobbs Ferry, New York, where they posted demands on a church door urging the denomination to ordain
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