Can people change their sexual orientations? Should the church require gay and lesbian Christians to try to change their orientations in order to be ordained?

Nancy J. Ramsay In The Spirit and the Forms of Love, Daniel Day Williams suggested that “love has communion in freedom as its goal.” Sexual orientation refers to the way women and men self-identify in our sexual attraction to others. But it is more than a matter of preferred sexual partners. Sexual orientation is part […]

Overture Advocates’ Presentation

At the 2001 General Assembly, Overture Advocates from 26 presbyteries collaborated on a presentation to the Committee on Church Orders and Ministry, explaining why the deletion of G-6.0106b is faithful to Presbyterian tradition and necassary for the health of the PC(USA). Read the presentation, or view the PowerPoint slides.