The resolution from Rainbow Mennonite Church. Disown the decision of the GC delegate body in 2001. Would reaffirm the recent decision of the WDC Ministerial Leadership Commission.
What the Ministerial Leadership Commission said of their decision
Almost 1700 people. Almost 500 pages. Data does not come from a scientifically- controlled sociological survey. Form a general portrait of our self- understanding as a conference
WHO CAN DECIDE WHAT ABOUT MATTERS OF FAITH AND PRACTICE?
1)Statements from or about our denomination’s Confession of Faith. 2)Statements from or about the Membership Guidelines of Mennonite Church USA. 3)Statements about polity and unity in the church. 4)Statements about views of same-sex attraction and covenant ceremonies.
Worthwhile educational encounter. Particularly help us understand each other’s ways of responding to a changing world around us.
Authority. Practice. Church documents. Unity and relationship.