With regard to LCMS members communing at non-LCMS altars, the CTCR says the following in its report on the Theology and Practice of the Lord's Supper: "In accordance with the confessional nature of participation in the Lord's Supper, and in agreement with Lutheranism's historic position, it is inappropriate to attend the Lord's Supper at non-Lutheran altars.
Since participation in Holy Communion, scripturally and confessionally understood, entails agreement in the Gospel and all its articles, it would not be appropriate to attend the Lord's Supper in a church with which such agreement is not shared." Return to Lutheran Denominations FAQs | Return to main menu QUESTION: What are the main differences between the Missouri Synod and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)?
UCC members could also choose to support a "one man, one woman" marriage resolution, or a resolution calling for prayer and study of the same-sex marriage issue.
Meanwhile, the head of that denomination has publicly endorsed a resolution supporting homosexual "marriage."With a possible historic vote looming on the resolution, UCC head Rev.But members of First Congregational Church of Torrington, Connecticut, are heading that direction, having voted to split with the denomination as of October 1.Darr says his congregation could not go along with the support of the UCC for, among other things, abortion and gender-neutral versions of the Bible and hymnals. The love By Kathy Chaffin For the Salisbury Post This is a story about the new minister at Dorsett Chapel United Church of Christ in Spencer. It was Tina, who was visiting with her grandmother. One Sunday morning, he was singing in the choir at Union Baptist Church in Lexington, where his father was now serving, when he noticed a pretty young woman in the congregation.
By Kathy Chaffin For the Salisbury Post This is a story about the new minister at Dorsett Chapel United Church of Christ in Spencer. She had returned home and was working as a program coordinator for developmentally disabled adults at the Davidson County Sheltered Workshop.