Certain other Christian denominations do not view monogamous same-sex relationships as sinful or immoral, and may bless such unions and consider them marriages.These include the United Church of Canada, and the United Church of Christ., The Metropolitan Community Church was founded specifically to serve the Christian LGBT community.He offered caring ministry and words of solace to struggling people, while differentiating His love for sinners from His clear teaching about sinful practices." Most of the Anglican Communion does not approve of homosexual activity, with the exception of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada, which is facing a possible exclusion from international Anglican bodies over the issue.Conservative Quakers, those within Friends United Meeting and the Evangelical Friends International believe that sexual relations are condoned only in marriage, which they define to be between a man and a woman.Under the settlement, the dating website now asks only for a user’s gender, and Spark Networks agreed to add more specific searching features over the next two years for LGBT singles using the site.
The United Church of Christ celebrates gay marriage, churches allow for the blessing of gay unions.
For example, in 1988 the United Church of Canada, that country's largest Protestant denomination, affirmed that "a) All persons, regardless of their sexual orientation, who profess Jesus Christ and obedience to Him, are welcome to be or become full member of the Church; and b) All members of the Church are eligible to be considered for the Ordered Ministry." In addition, some Christian denominations such as the Moravian Church, believe that the Bible speaks negatively of homosexual acts but, as research on the matter continues, the Moravian Church seeks to establish a policy on homosexuality and the ordination of homosexuals.
Liberal Quakers, those in membership of Britain Yearly Meeting and Friends General Conference in the US approve of same-sex marriage and union.
Some evangelical pastors with antigay speeches have been recognized in homosexual relationships.
Ted Haggard is the founder of megachurch Charismatic Christianity New Life Church in Colorado Springs, USA.