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Ecclesia Hollywood

1711 N. Van Ness Ave.
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LGBTQ Policy

Women in Leadership Policy

Leadership

Pastor:
Jon Ritner
Gender:
Man
Race:
White
LGBTQIA:
Yes
Pastor:
Gender:
Race:
No items found.
LGBTQIA:
Yes
Officiates LGBTQ weddings:
Hires LGBTQ+:
Ordains LGBTQ+:
Any LGBTQIA individuals serving in church's leadership team:

LGBTQ Policy

Unclear: Non-Affirming

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Ecclesia Hollywood Employment Application: Doctrinal Distinctives

Excerpt:

"We see marriage as a covenant with God; intended to be a lifelong bond of self-sacrificial love and commitment between a man and a woman, lived out in mutual submission to each other and to God. Marriage should reflect the relationship between Jesus and the Church (Eph 5:21-33). While not all who are single choose to be so, singleness can be a gift from God, even if being single is only for a season (1 Cor 7:7-9). Both married and single people are necessary and equally valued members of the community. Sex is the expression of the intimacy God intends between husband and wife. Since God designed sex to occur within the covenantal bond of marriage, any sexual activity outside this covenant is sin."

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Notes

Its actively enforced policy is not located on website's primary pages, but in its peripheral pages.

LGBTQIA in Leadership

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Women can preach:
Women can be ordained:
Women can be elders:
Women can be senior pastor:
Senior pastor is female or non-binary: No
50% or more of leadership team are women and/or non-binary: No
Regularity of women and/or non-binary preachers:

Women in Leadership Policy

Unclear: Egalitarian

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Ecclesia Hollywood Employment Application: Doctrinal Distinctives

Excerpt:

"Gender and Leadership: We encourage both men and women to pursue God's call in their lives so that they may grow in their unique gifts and contribute to the wellbeing of the community. Because both men and women are uniquely and equally created in the image of God and best reflect God's image together, the distinct voices of both men and women are viewed as necessary in the leadership of the community. The Holy Spirit indwells, gifts and speaks to all believers, regardless of gender (Joel 2:28-29; Acts 2:1-4). It is important to us that both men and women serve in all areas of leadership, including the roles of pastor, elder and teacher."

Notes

Its actively enforced policy is not clearly communicated on its website's primary pages, but in its peripheral pages. Its current leadership personnel does not reflect its egalitarian policy.

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Last updated 6/3/18