The United Church of Canada, a church formed by the merging of the Canadian
Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregationalist churches. Their numbers are
dwindiling due to an influx of evangelicals, but they are still considered to
be in the mainstream of Canadian Christianity.
It is not perfect, of course, having been involved in the scandal involving
residential schools for Canadian natives, but they have apologized and tried to
make amends for it. the church is in general committed to social justice.
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "maria818448" <flordel...@...> wrote:
> Which Christian denomination are you from?. There are so many that it's
> impossible to know them all.
> --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, "DP" <wookielifeday@> wrote:
> > Evidently not, considering that my Church survived that, and is considered
> > the mainline Christian church in Canada. Interestingly, some denominations
> > rebelled and made affirmative statements about Jesus' divinity, which I
> > would point out is an example of church members actively defying the
> > authority from on top and not being disciplined. Gosh, people were allowed
> > to think for themselves!
> > Let me put it this way: you say that a belief that the Earth is flat would
> > be considered at the very least ignorant. So why are the most generalized
> > statements about religion as a whole tolerated and not acknowledged as
> > ill-informed?
> > --- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, mike brown <uerusuboyo@> wrote:
> > >
> > > DP,
> > >
> > > Whoa! Steady on there, Tiger. You may have missed I put a smiley face
> > > (something
> > > I'm usually loathe to do) at the end of the sentence to indicate nothing
> > > snidey
> > > was intended. Having said that, if your previous Moderator and your
> > > church don't
> > > believe that Jesus was the son of God, then doesn't that not only put you
> > > outside of the mainstream, but outside of Christianity full-stop?
> > >
> > > Mike
> > >
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