formal statements on issues of social and theological importance

O.SS.T. Position Papers

Our position papers serve one main purpose: to share our opinion on chosen topics of importance. Our goal is to give our readers a sense of our direction and render our feelings in a concise and focused way.

O.SS.T. Position Papers

Below is a menu of the various position papers adopted by the O.SS.T. Membership. To view any of these position papers, simply click on the links provided in the drop down box under Position Papers in the site menu.

Christian Church, Catholic Church, or One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church

Statement on Abortion

Statement Regarding Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide

Human Sexuality

Marriage and Human Sexuality

Code of Ethics for Churches

Code of Ethics for Ministers


Whoever transgresses, and stays not in the doctrine of Christ, has not God.

He that stays in the doctrine of Christ, he has both the Father and the Son. ~ 2 John 1:9