Del. Presbyterian Church, National Governing Body Reach Settlement

, Delaware Law Weekly


The White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church and the ministry overseeing the Presbyterian faith throughout the United States have reached a settlement in their dispute over the congregation's planned departure from the national body, according to an attorney involved in the case.

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  • Anonymous

    There are several inaccuracies in this article:

    1) That picture is not White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church
    2) Presbyterianism is a denomination; Christianity is a faith
    3) The Chancery Court did not approve the settlement; it merely dismissed the litigation and vacated an order.
    4) There are far more reasons than simply matters of sexual orientation that is leading churches to flee the PCUSA. These reasons range from the theological to the political to the financial. To simply claim that White Clay wanted to leave the PCUSA because of homosexuality, or that ECO churches are drawn together solely by opposition to gay marriage or ordination is inaccurate. Moreover, it tacitly smears these churches as acting out of bigotry.

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