We often speak of mainline (Protestant) churches in the U.S. It is not always clear what churches are being referred to, how big those churches are, or just where they stand on particular issues.
The AP published a helpful story today that appeared in a number of newspapers on where mainline churches stand on gay clergy. The Episcopal Church isn’t exactly out front, but there certainly does seem to be a trend of which our church is a part. Read “Largest US Protestant churches on gay clergy” for more information.