Let your MP know you support the Equal Marriage Bill

Dear Changing Attitude friend or supporter, The Equal Marriage Bill receives its second reading in the House of Commons next Tuesday, 5th February. The debate begins about 14.00 and the vote will take place at about 19.00. An email to your MP encouraging them to speak and vote in favour of the bill will help […]

Dean of St Mary’s Cathedral Glasgow issues invitation to gay and marginalised Catholics

The Very Rev Kelvin Holdsworth, Dean of the St Mary’s Cathedral in Glasgow, has issued an open invitation on his blog for anyone who wants to be able to worship in a church “where gay people are welcomed and not marginalised” to worship at the cathedral at 10.30am tomorrow. Kelvin says he and some of […]

Changing Attitude Scotland submission to the Scottish Government’s Consultation on Civil Partnership and Same-Sex Marriage

The following comments form part of the Changing Attitude Scotland submission to the Scottish Government’s Consultation on Civil Partnership and Same-Sex Marriage We are aware of the disappointing response made by the Faith and Order Board of the Scottish Episcopal Church to this consultation. We believe that response to be an inadequate one in that […]

Changing Attitude contributes to creative change in the Anglican Communion

Changing Attiude’s groups and contacts in different parts of the Anglican Communion are actively involved in work in response to the listening process and in supporting LGB&T Christians and supporters in places where there is deep hostility and a lack of understanding. Kenya In Kenya, our contact the Revd Michael Kimindu continues to meet senior […]

Scottish faith groups call for gay marriage

A coalition of faith groups has announced its support for introducing gay marriage in Scotland. The Unitarians, Liberal Jews, Quakers, the Metropolitan Community Church and the Pagan Federation are backing the Scottish Youth Parliament’s call for a change in the law. An event will be held at the Youth Parliament’s offices in Edinburgh later today […]

Scottish government launches marriage equality consultation

The Scottish government has launched its promised consultation on marriage equality. The SNP-led government says it is considering whether to allow “religious ceremonies for civil partnerships and the possible introduction of same sex marriage”. It is also seeking views on whether heterosexual couples should be permitted to have civil partnerships. The introduction to the paper, […]

Courage Scotland Open Letter to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

To the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland As you meet this week, you are faced with a difficult subject – that of homosexuality in the Church. We want to assure you of our prayers. We are evangelicals who believe that Scripture does not condemn homosexual relationships. We are made up of heterosexual and […]

A response to the Windsor Report and the Primates’ Communiqué from the College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church

The Windsor Report / Primates’ Communiqué Scottish Episcopal Church A Response from the College of Bishops March 4, 2005 The College of Bishops of the Scottish Episcopal Church was grateful to receive the Windsor Report and congratulates those who produced it in achieving unanimity in the recommendations which they make. They have also received the […]

New Kirk moderator says gay ministers are ‘a risk’

The Times The Rev David Lacy of Kilmarnock, the Church of Scotland’s incoming moderator told The Sunday Times on 31st October that sanctioning openly gay ministers posed too grave a risk for a church evenly divided on the issue. He added: “I find myself truly representative of the Church in that sometimes I believe we […]