Lesbian, gay and bisexual persons in ministry
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Lesbian, gay and bisexual persons in ministry consultation report by United Church of Canada. Division of Ministry Personnel and Education.

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Published by Division of Mission in Canada, Division of Ministry Personnel & Education in [Toronto] .
Written in English


  • United Church of Canada -- Clergy,
  • Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

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Edition Notes

StatementDivision of Mission in Canada, Division of Ministry Personnel & Education ; edited by Ken DeLisle.
ContributionsDeLisle, Ken.
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19326978M

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