From the GA 219 website - Hard to come to agreement with such different presumptions.
The Rev. Jim Szeyller’s voice choked as he recalled the year-long work of the special committee he moderated, which studied issues of civil unions and Christian marriage in a report to the 219th General Assembly.
“What we found early on was we had to find a new way to talk and be in relationship with each other,” he said during a Riverside Conversation Saturday. “Part of that is we cannot continue retreating to theological bunkers and lob hand grenades.”
He continued, “We have got to find some way to gather around the table of Jesus Christ that binds us together and work out these issues.”