Church of England [ citation needed ]. Presbyterian Church in America. Assemblies of God USA. Quakers in many countries, such as AustraliaCanadaNew Zealand and the United Kingdomare supportive of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, seeing this as necessary aspect of the Equality Testimony and part of historical Quaker activism against injustice and oppression. This action required ratification by a majority of the presbyteries within 12 months for the proposed amendment to take effect. Orthodox Presbyterian Church .
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List of Christian denominational positions on homosexuality
It must be noted that a vast majority of conservative Mennonite churches which practice conservative values such as head coverings and modest dress completely forbid homosexual marriage. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. World's oldest Protestant churches now ordain gays and lesbians". InEva Brunne became the first lesbian woman to be elected as a bishop, in the Diocese of Stockholm. United Church of Christ. National Baptist Convention .
This article needs additional citations for verification. Preceding the incompatibility clause, the Book of Discipline clearly states that "homosexual persons, no less than heterosexual persons, are individuals of sacred worth. Thus, views on many controversial matters can and do vary among congregations. Comments are moderated and may be edited. Assemblies of God USA.