Methodist

November 19, 2013

Methodist pastor guilty after presiding over his gay son's wedding

Rev. Frank Schaefer was found guilty, by a United Methodist Church jury, of violating church law by officiating at the wedding of his son and another man in 2007.

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Who gets to claim faith in the Boy Scouts debate?

In the weeks leading up to the Boy Scouts of America's vote on dropping the anti-gay ban, communities of faith are speaking out. The problem for the media covering this is that faith communities are not saying the same thing. Who gets to represent the voice of faith when talking about the Boy Scouts proposed policy change?

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February 4, 2013

Presbyterian clergy call for end to ban on gay scouts

Clergy from the Presbyterian Church (USA) are joining the United Church of Christ and United Methodist Church in calling on the Boy Scouts of America to end their ban on gay scouts and leaders.

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August 29, 2012

Religion News Summary for August 29, 2012

International marriage equality news, dinnertime debates, and questioning whether Christianity is as anti-gay as we have been told. It's in this weeks' LGBT Religion News Summary.

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July 19, 2012

Religion News Summary Highlights for July 19, 2012

The first couple to be married on a military base met at a Baptist church, but some chaplains are coming under fire for attending the wedding.

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Guest Post: One LGBT-Inclusive Black Church in Boston Paves the Way

Black History Month is a time for honoring and celebrating the achievements of African Americans and their institutions, including the Black Church. In 2000, Union United Methodist Church (UUMC) in Boston adopted a unanimous resolution to enthusiastically welcome LGBT worshippers.

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October 24, 2011

Extraordinary Methodist Ordinations: One Gay and One Straight

On Sunday, "Church Within A Church," which describes itself as a “progressive, Methodist-related movement” oversaw the ordination of two women, one a married lesbian and the other the straight mother of a lesbian daughter.
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August 18, 2011
by GLAAD

Upcoming United Methodist Church Conference Discusses LGBT Affirmation

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