Posts Tagged ‘United’

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United Methodist Church has Gradually Moved Away from its Pro-choice Stance

November 17, 2008

With the strengthening of Democratic congressional majorities, the election of Barack Obama, and liberal victories on state ballot initiatives concerning abortion, bioethics, and assisted suicide, the last two weeks have given little for pro-lifers to celebrate. Yet pro-lifers have also seen the emergence of more encouraging trends in unlikely places.

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Trinity United Church of Christ Celebrates Obama’s Victory

November 11, 2008

trinity-ch-people.jpgAt Trinity United Church of Christ on Chicago’s South Side, where President-elect Barack Obama embraced Christianity, the pastor and congregation rejoiced Sunday and shouted, “Yes, we did!”

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Not a Word on Obama at Trinity United Church of Christ on Sunday Before Election

November 4, 2008
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A middle-aged woman rattles a spoon against the frets of a washboard and music comes out. A robed choir, some 150-strong, sings gospel, making a joyful sound. The congregation, on its feet, waves hands in the air in windshield wiper motions as if Windex-ing a glass pane.

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