First Universalist Church of Youngstown hosts annual Coming Out Day

WKBN in Youngstown Ohio Reports: Organizers said they welcome LGBT community members to join the church. “So many churches feel that homosexuality is not acceptable. And our church says not only is it acceptable, it’s a God-given right. And it’s an aspect. And as they say, God does not make junk,” said Diana Shaheen of the Welcoming Congregation Committee.

 

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