The Bible makes no accommodation for homosexual activity or relationships. The Metropolitan Community Church was instrumental in the first legal challenges to the heterosexual legal definition of marriage in Ontario see Same-sex marriage in Ontario. A Discussion on Same-Sex Attraction. No Those with transitory homosexual tendencies must have such tendencies clearly overcome three years prior to being ordained to the Deaconate. Yes All dioceses ordain candidates regardless of orientation.
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Free Church issues strong warning on gay marriage
In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Paul and Minneapolis announced they would stop signing certificates for opposite-sex marriages until same-sex marriages were fully legalised. This is coordinated through the Brethren Mennonite Council on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Interests with over 70 participating congregations. But they can be used as helpful examples as you consider adopting a policy in your local church. Given the clear teachings of Scripture and Tradition, the Church cannot in any way approve of or condone homosexual conduct.
There is also abundant evidence that homosexual behavior, along with illicit heterosexual behavior, is immoral and comes under the judgment of God. When same-sex marriage was legalized in Ontario, their marriages were recognized. In contrast, some Mennonite pastors who performed same-sex unions have had their credentials revoked by their conference  and some within the Mennonite Church USA have had their credentials reviewed without any disciplinary actions taken. The task group will report to the Conference inand again no later than The largest Swedenborgian denomination in North America, the General Church of the New Jerusalemdoes not ordain gay and lesbian ministers, but the oldest denomination, the Swedenborgian Church of North Americadoes.