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Presbytery Moderator Issues Pastoral Letter about Adoption of the Directory for Worship Marriage Amendment
Presbytery of Scioto Valley Moderator, teaching elder Charles Smith III, pastor of Newark Second Presbyterian Church, has issued a pastoral letter following the announcement that a majority of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s 171 presbyteries had voted to adopt a change to the "Directory for Worship" portion of the Book of Order stating that “… Marriage involves a unique commitment between two people, traditionally a man and a woman, to love and support each other for the rest of their lives.”
Read the Moderator's letter.
Moderator Smith's letter is a follow up the the video message issued by the Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, the Rev. Gradye Parsons.