Thursday, December 19, 2013

Methodist Minister Defrocked; Officiated Gay Wedding

Were Methodist church authorities right to defrock a pastor who officiated a gay wedding (his son's)?

That's exactly what happened this week.  The church told  Rev. Frank Schaefer of Pennsylvania that if he could not follow the Book of Discipline, he should resign.   He did not, so the church defrocked him this week.

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