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Presbytery of Boise files lawsuit to reclaim church that already left

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The Presbytery of Boise filed legal action Thursday afternoon in Canyon County to recover Boone Memorial Presbyterian Church in Caldwell, Idaho. After failed attempts to be dismissed, Boone Memorial disaffiliated from the PC(USA) and joined the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC).  Members who did not agree with the majority and continue to affiliate with the PC(U.S.A.), …

Virginia church splits

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BY GRAHAM MOOMAW AND BRANDON SHULLEETA, From the Richmond Times-Dispatch: The regional Presbyterian governing body acted Sunday to assert control over a Mechanicsville church at odds with the denomination’s current beliefs about issues such as homosexuality, abortion and biblical interpretations. Many members of New Hanover Presbyterian Church had sought dismissal from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), …

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