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My Turn: Faith support for marriage equality

...gender marriage, but often this is not the case. Religious traditions are divided. Within Christianity, the United Church of Christ, the Episcopal Church and others support same-gender marriage in church as well as society. The official positions...
Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churches

SALT LAKE CITY - Episcopalians overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.
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Michael Allan McIntosh

Michael Allan McIntosh, noted environmental philanthropist, died May 7, 2015.Michael McIntosh guided his family's foundation since 1971 with creative vision, a passion for justice, and a deep sense of civic responsibility. Today, The McIntosh
Coming out guaranteed in the first amendment. Other religious traditions, including my denomination of origin, the United Church of Christ, have advocated marriage equality for years. As civil laws change, the right of those in these traditions to...
Living and growing: Be the light

Today is the 32nd anniversary of my ordination as a minister. In the United Church of Christ, my denomination of origin, a service of ordination is an individual event, conducted by a regional association of churches...
My Turn: Marriage, biblical teachings not threatened by domestic partners

I t's a Biblical disagreement, not a threat. Everyone who credits the success of their marriage to the denial of same-sex marriages, please raise your hands.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

He held a number of positions in the field of education in California before returning to Alaska in 1977 to take an administrative position in Angoon. He moved to Skagway in 1980 as superintendent of schools and remained there until 1983, when he accepted the same position in Whittier, Calif.
Church council to hold ecumenical prayer

On Saturday, Jan. 19 the Juneau Cooperative Church Council is sponsoring an ecumenical prayer service to celebrate the Annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (Jan. 18-25), at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.
Northern Light United Church welcomes new pastor

The Rev. Dr. Phil Campbell of Denver has been selected to serve as pastor for the Northern Light United Church, a congregation affiliated with both the United Methodist Church and the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. Campbell will preach at the 11 a.m. worship service on Sept. 12. A welcome reception for Campbell will be held following worship.
Crossing boundaries

...between the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Presbyterian Church USA, Reformed Church of America, and United Church of Christ, said Randall Lee, associate director at the Lutheran headquarters in Chicago. The agreement completed in October...


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