Research Areas U. Presbyterian body, welcomes gay and lesbian persons to serve in leadership positions as ministers, deacons, elders, and trustees within the church based on the discernment of individual ordaining bodies. The measure required ratification by a majority vote among the Presbyteries before taking effect. At the General Assembly of an overture to consider adoption of the Belhar Confession was approved. At the same time, in the past two decades, several other religious groups also have moved to allow same-sex couples to marry within their traditions.
The measure required ratification by a majority vote among the Presbyteries before taking effect.
Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. Retrieved 19 July The Presbyterian Church in Canada has a conservative view on the subject.
Denominational positions on homosexuality.