Honor Roll 5 – Churches and Faith Based Organizations Against Proposition 8

 

So much for the argument that this is all about the Bible and God’s word. Note, the many, many Christian organizations in this list.

  • Affirming Spirits of the First Congregational United Church of Christ
  • All Saints Episcopal Church
  • Altadena Community Church United Church of Christ
  • Apple Seed Friends Meeting
  • Berkeley Fellowship Unitarian Universalists
  • Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC)
  • Beth El Congregation
  • Bloom in the Desert Ministries UCC/Methodist
  • Board of Rabbis of Southern California
  • Board of Trustees, Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura
  • California Church IMPACT
  • Call to Action / USA
  • Catholic Democrats of California
  • California Faith for Equality
  • Christ Chapel Metropolitan Community Church
  • Church of the Foothills
  • Claremont United Methodist Church
  • Clergy and Laity for Economic Justice Santa Barbara
  • Clergy United, Inc.
  • Community Church of Atascadero, UCC
  • Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
  • Congregation Beth Am
  • Congregation Beth El
  • Congregation Church of Belmont UCC
  • Congregation Kol Ami
  • Council of Churches of Santa Clara County
  • The Episcopal Diocese of California
  • Fair Oaks United Methodist Church
  • First Congregational Church, Riverside
  • First Congregational United Church of Christ
  • First Presbyterian Church of Palo Alto
  • First Unitarian-Universalist Church of San Diego
  • Golden Gate Association of the Northern California Nevada Conference of the United Church of Christ
  • Hollywood Lutheran Church
  • Immanuel Presbyterian Church
  • Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation
  • Interfaith Clergy Coalition
  • Irvine United Congregational Church, UCC
  • Jewish Community Relations Council SF, the Peninsula, Marin, Sonoma, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties
  • Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles
  • LGBTQI Interfaith Clergy Council of Los Angeles
  • Lutherans Concerned – Los Angeles
  • Lutherans Concerned – North America
  • Metropolitan Community Church of the Coachella Valley
  • Metropolitan Community Church Los Angeles
  • Metropolitan Community Church – Region 6
  • Metropolitan Community Church in the Valley
  • Ministry in Action Commission, St. Mark’s United Methodist Church
  • Mira Vista United Church of Christ
  • Mission Hills United Church of Christ
  • Mormons for Marriage
  • Mount Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Pacific Association of Reform Rabbis
  • Pacific Central District of the Unitarian Universalist Association
  • Pacific School of Religion
  • Pacific Southwest District, Unitarian Universalist Association
  • Palomar Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
  • Progressive Jewish Alliance
  • Redlands United Church of Christ
  • Region One Metropolitan Community Church
  • Sacramento Call to Action
  • Saint Aidan’s Episcopal Church
  • Saint Paul Lutheran Church
  • San Marino Congressional UCC
  • Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society
  • Social Justice Committee, Unitarian Society of Santa Barbara
  • Starr King Unitarian Universalist Church
  • St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church
  • St. John’s Presbyterian Church
  • St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
  • St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church
  • Stone Church of Willow Glen
  • Temple Adat Shalom
  • Temple Isaiah
  • The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion
  • The Episcopal Church of St. John the Evangelist
  • The Metropolitan Community Church of San Diego
  • The Southern California Nevada Conference of the United Church of Christ
  • The Workmen’s Circle – Arbeter Ring
  • Union for Reform Judaism – Pacific Southwest Council
  • Union for Reform Judaism – Pacific Central West Council
  • Unitarian Universalist Church in Anaheim
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Santa Monica
  • Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura
  • Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
  • Unitarian Universalist Community Church – Sacramento
  • Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin
  • Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Santa Rosa
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Los Gatos
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Stanislaus County
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Tuolmne County
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Visalia
  • Unitarian Universalist Laguna Beach – Board of Trustees
  • Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry Action Network
  • Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry, CA
  • Unitarian Universalist of Santa Clarita Valley
  • Unitarian Universalist Society of Sacramento
  • Valley Ministries MCC
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5 Responses to Honor Roll 5 – Churches and Faith Based Organizations Against Proposition 8

  1. Me says:

    One lone Catholic organization opposing prop 8! Instead of stop paying taxes, gays should start using the laws to curb this devious Christian cult of Catholicism. This gutter cult hasn’t contribute anything positive to humanity once. Only deaths and destructions.

  2. achievementgap says:

    Wow, you are just a fount of positive commentary. You and Jesus are against gay marriage, and you are against the Catholic Church? Strange contradiction so I’m not sure you’re serious.

    I’m not even Catholic and the notion that the Catholic Church has never contributed anything positive to humanity is preposterous. Catholic Charities is one of the most active and effective charitable organizations in the world. What about Mother Theresa who was the public face of a massive Catholic aid project in India. What about Soeur Emmanuelle, the “French Mother Theresa?”

  3. […] Churches and other faith-based organizations against Proposition 8 […]

  4. I just wanted to let you know that the 2008 Session of California-Pacific Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church went on record OPPOSING Proposition 8 on June 20, 2008. The Cal-Pac Annual Conference is the regional judicatory representing 380 local churches and 89,000 congregants in Southern California, Hawaii, Guam, and Saipan. The Conference took this unprecedented action after a ten-year dialogue among progressives and evangelicals resulting a a number of cooperative mission projects through which we came to know each other as as faithful Christians despite our profound difference on a number of contemporary issues. The particular concern of Cal-Pac members was the impact that Proposition 8 would have on gay and lesbian families and the 50,000+ children in California being raised in same-gender households. We are hopeful that in the next phase of this effort, the campaign for marriage equality will give these issues the attention they deserve.

    Thanks for all that you are doing.

    Grace and peace,
    pastor scott

    Reverend Scott T. Imler, Co Chair
    Bishop’s Response Committee on Welcoming
    California-Pacific Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

    Resident Pastor
    Crescent Heights United Methodist Church
    1296 N. Fairfax Ave. @ Fountain
    West Hollywood, California 90046
    323-656-5336

    Crescent Heights United Methodist Church

  5. achievementgap says:

    Thank you Pastor Scott.

    The No on 8 campaign was not run well, in the opinion of many people. I think Prop 8 took the community by surprise and none of us did what we could to defeat it. We particularly failed in neglecting to reach out to all members of our community – including families with children.

    I have hope though. Prop 8’s passage has mobilized us and I believe in the next phase we will approach the struggle with a broader perspective. Protecting the children of same sex parents should be on the top of our agenda. Thank you so much for your comments.

    Best regards,
    Diane

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