United Methodist high court to hear challenge to ban on LGBT ministry

GLAAD has been working with several United Methodist organizations calling for full inclusion for LGBT people. One such leader on trial is the Rev. Dr. Thomas Olgetree, who performed the wedding of his son, Tom (a fomer GLAAD employee).

"The United Methodist Judicial Council will decide whether church ministries can advocate for the acceptance of homosexuality, whether ministers can officiate at same-sex ceremonies and whether a regional conference can urge members to ignore portions of Methodist law."

Read more at Religion News Service.

Issues: 

Related Stories

 

Channing Tatum will present writer, producer, director, and philanthropist Roland Emmerich with the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton on March 21, 2015, it was announced today.