While the resolution does not dictate policy for individual congregations, the denomination actively encourages congregations interested in becoming more inclusive. BBC News. These disagreements are primarily centered on the interpretation of various scripture passages related to homosexualityand in some churches on varying understandings of homosexuality in terms of psychologygenetics and other scientific data. Varies . See also: Homosexuality and religion Transgender people and religion. Regarding the ministry of the ordained:
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Yes General Assembly has affirmed all orientations; local regions and congregations can make their own choice. While various Church bodies have widely varying practices and teachings, individual Christians of every major tradition are involved in practical orthopraxy discussions about how to respond to the issue. The question is, how openly and what can the church say theologically about the diversity of human sexuality? The Wesleyan Church.
The Church of Ireland has facilitated a number of conversations about the subject of homosexuality.