Megachurch Will Pay Millions to Part With Biggest Presbyterian Denomination Amid Rift Over Jesus

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  1. World Press

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    Megachurch Will Pay Millions to Part With Biggest Presbyterian Denomination Amid Rift Over Jesus


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    A California megachurch has voted to officially leave the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), a Christian denomination that is the largest in the nation.

    Menlo Park Presbyterian Church in Menlo Park, Calif., one of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s largest congregations, made the choice despite facing a $8.89 million cost for the church’s property and membership fees, Religion News Service reported.

    With 4,000 members, including former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Menlo Park’s decision is a major development in the lifecycle of a denomination that continues to experience ideological infighting over its more liberal stances on controversial issues.


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  2. Lowly Layman

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    "The hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshipers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for Father seeketh such to worship him."
     
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    This has nothing to do with Anglicanism.
    Sorry about my bodged other reply, but can I reiterate that this posting has nothing to do with Anglicanism.
     
  4. Lowly Layman

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    It doesn't have to. Read the title of this forum section: "Anglican AND CHRISTIAN News". Presbyterians fall into the second category, do they not?
     
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  5. JonahAF

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    These sorts of news tangentially touch upon central issues in today's anglican world, and I have no objections to them.
     
  6. PointyHairedCalvinist

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    At leas the PCUSA will in some cases allow dissenters to buy their way out. The TEC Arch-Priestess not only won't let dissenting congregations take their property with them, but won't even let the hollowed shells she took over be sold to said dissenting congregations!
     
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  7. Lowly Layman

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    sad but true. i think one was turned into a mosque.