RMN Press Release

— BREAKING — 1,000TH UM CHURCH/COMMUNITY COMMITS TO LGBTQ JUSTICE AND INCLUSION A MONTH AFTER DENOMINATIONAL ANTI-LGBTQ VOTE

Excerpt from press release:

Briensburg United Methodist Church in Benton, KY, became the 1,000th Reconciling Church on Friday, March 29, 2019. “Briensburg UMC hopes to amplify the message that even smaller rural churches like ours do not stand alone in our resolute affirmation that God loves everyone,” says Rev. Bill Lawson, who serves as Briensburg UMC’s pastor. “To the UMC, we point out that God continues to demonstrate the reconciling work of Jesus on the cross by manifesting the gifts of the Holy Spirit in the ministries and relationships of LGBTQ Christians. To all LGBTQ Christians, we absolutely welcome and need your full participation and leadership in our congregations.”

See the official announcement here.

See the entire press release here.

 

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