New Church for Progressives!

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    OK, so MOST "Progressives" are anti-religion but not all are completely comfortable with being Godless.

    So now a small town in Alaska has recognized a church tailor-made for them.

    Kenai Assembly's prayer list broadens after policy change

    Yes, Boys, Girls and Undecided....now you can enroll in the Officially Recognized:
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    Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
    The list of people signed up to deliver invocations to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly includes Christian pastors, atheists and a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.

    Nearly all of the 20 spots for 2019 have been filled after the borough Assembly adopted a new policy in November, allowing any borough resident to submit a written request to offer an invocation, the Anchorage Daily News reported this week.

    One might but imagine the rituals.

    Sprinklings of tomato sauce for Baptism?
    Decorating the worship space with garlands of linguini?
    "Beads" of strung elbow macaroni feverishly fingered?
     
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    It is not new, been around for at least a decade maybe longer.

    Glad to see they are getting their official government recognition
     
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    Pushed by those that wish to make a mockery of Christianity, the largest group of believers in the world. Simply disgusting, and they don’t realize how foolish they look.
     
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    Two denominations I'm comfortable with are the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ, both of which are quite liberal. Because these churches haven't thrusts themselves into partisan politics as have the Southern Baptists, doesn't mean the left doesn't have religion. Church podcasts I subscribe to include:

    • Central Christian Church (Weatherford TX)
    • Claremont United Church of Christ (Claremont CA)
    • Colville United Church of Christ (Colville WA)
    • Douglas Congregational United Church of Christ (Douglas WY)
    • First Christian Church of Great Bend (KS)
    • First Christian Church of Keokuk (IA)
    • First Christian Church of Longview (TX)
    • First Christian Church of Portland (OR)
    • First Christian Church of Puyallup (WA)
    • First Christian Church of Torrance (CA)
    • First Congregational Church of Western Springs (IL)
    • Mantua Center Christian Church (Mantua OH)
    • Park Hill Christian Church (Pueblo CO)
    • Plus the 5 minute weekly podcast of Into the Mystic by UCC president John C. Dorhauer

     
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    They've been around forever. You're just hearing about it now? AND you can't prove that the universe WASN'T created by a flying spaghetti monster.

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    The same ones that quiver and shake in fear of any mention of islam.
     
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    I truly believe they think if they can push out Christianity/religion in general, then Islam would follow. That is how fearful they are. And dumb.
     
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    Thank You for the reminder that reading comprehension is not taught in Liberal Democrat Indoctrination Centers!

    Yes, the "church" has been around for years. I'm sure you are a proud member....if not a founder. My threat concerns recognition by a government body. I know "recognition" has many, many syllables but surely there are helpful adults who can 'splain it to you.
     
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    It has never been about Christianity, but all organized religion. Give up the persecution complex, you do not wear it well.
     
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    What is your threat?

    There is no reason it should not be recognized by the government.
     

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