The NSW Presbyterian Church has voted to make a change…. a big change to the way that they do marriage.
The are moving towards withdrawing from the Marriage Act.
Last week, the NSW arm of the Presbyterian Church, which is the fourth largest religious group in Australia, decided to ask its national branch to take the steps necessary to withdraw from the Marriage Act entirely if same sex unions are no longer banned by law.
Dr John McClean, the convenor of the Gospel, Society and Culture Committee of the NSW Presbyterian Church, said there was a growing gap between the classic Christian view of marriage and the attitude of Australian society.
Dr McLean is on the line … John it sounds like a big decision….