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50 progressives attend the 11:30 service in the chapel.
300 traditionalists attend the service in the Community Life Center.
Neither group agree with each other in what used to be a combined Fremont Presbyterian Church.
The split happened over the PCUSA’s decision to allow gay clergy.
In October 2011, 427 church members voted to leave the congregation. 164 voted to stay. (You’ll note that the current numbers are reported to be around 350).
When the denomination investigated to see who would or should get the $9 million property, they came up with a compromise: a shared campus.
The progressive’s have renamed themselves “University Presbyterian Church”.
Both churches share a choir and go on missions trips together.
What do you think? Great solution or horrible one?
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