Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Now You See It, Now You Don't!

According to a news release summarizing highlights from the National Church Council's recent January meeting, National Church Council (NCC) has dropped its plan, announced subsequent to its September 2006 meeting, to present a motion at the ELCIC's 2007 National Convention "to reconsider the local option for pastors and congregations to bless same-gender couples". Instead, NCC voted to bring a new motion to the 2007 National Convention, which essentially would give synods the local option to bless same-gender couples and more.