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Methodist Church Gives Pastor 30 Days to Desist or Give Up Credentials

posted on November 20, 2013

Renee K. Gadoua of Religion News Service reports, “A United Methodist jury Tuesday night gave a Pennsylvania pastor 30 days to agree not to break church law by presiding at future same-sex weddings or give up his clergy credentials.” She continues, “The penalty was announced just before 9 p.m., in Spring City, Pa., after an emotional two-day church trial. On Monday, the Rev. Frank Schaefer was found guilty of violating church law by officiating at his son’s 2007 wedding to another man.”

Read at Religion News Service