Baltimore Presbyterians Calling for Inclusive Marriage

by Admin

Right now, Presbyterian (USA) ministers can bless the relationships of same-sex couples in services called "holy unions," but cannot perform same-sex marriages. Last week's vote by the Baltimore Presbytery, which represents 74 churches and almost 20,000 members in Maryland, paves a way for honoring same-sex marriages. The proposed language change will be forwarded for consideration at the Presbyterian General Assembly in June. Read more.

Right now, Presbyterian (USA) ministers can bless the relationships of same-sex couples in services called "holy unions," but cannot perform same-sex marriages. Last week's vote by the Baltimore Presbytery, which represents 74 churches and almost 20,000 members in Maryland, paves a way for honoring same-sex marriages. The proposed language change will be forwarded for consideration at the Presbyterian General Assembly in June. Read more.

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