Cathy Grossman at Religion News Service reports on the subject of naming:
Do Mainline Protestants need a new name? Could re-branding rouse the dwindling troops? Writing in the flagship mainline magazine Christian Century, scholar and Presbyterian pastor Carol Merritt raised the thought that a new name , one that conveys the Mainline’s rising diversity and social justice leadership, could stem the slide:
“I, for one, am tired of pretending that we want to hang out at the Country Club and eat cucumber sandwiches in fancy hats. We are not some sort of upper-crust elite society.”
So we wondered what a new name could be.
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