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Methodist Gay Marriage

Refrocked and Ready: Franklyn Schaefer, LGBTQ Faith Hero

Suzanne DeWitt Hall | Posted 12.21.2015 | Religion
Suzanne DeWitt Hall

This is the second entry in the LGBTQ Faith Heroes series. In 2013 Methodist Pastor Frank Schaeffer was removed from ministry for performing his gay...

Methodist Church Approves Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 04.30.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Same-sex partners can’t marry in a United Methodist Church. But if one of the spouses works at one of the denomination’s 13 general agencies...

This Bishop Risked His Career To Officiate A Same-Sex Marriage

Religion News Service | Renee K. Gadoua | Posted 03.13.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Complaints have been filed against a United Methodist bishop who presided over a same-sex wedding of two men in defiance of his denomination’s...

Trial Delayed Indefinitely For Pastor Who Officiated Gay Wedding

Religious News Service | Renee K. Gadoua | Posted 02.11.2014 | Religion

(RNS) The trial of a retired United Methodist pastor and former Yale Divinity School dean accused of breaking church law by performing a gay wedding h...

Methodist Gay Marriage Debate Hits Court

Religion News Service | Renee K. Gadoua | Posted 10.23.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The United Methodist Church’s highest court gathers for its semiannual meeting in Baltimore on Wednesday, as the denomination confronts a grow...

Methodist Ministers Openly Defy Church Law, Prompt Rulings Review

Religion News Service | Katherine Burgess | Posted 09.26.2013 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) Facing a wave of open defiance to church law, the top court of the United Methodist Church is set to consider rulings challenging chu...

Methodists To Debate Gay Clergy And Same-Sex Unions

Posted 05.02.2012 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) As nearly 1,000 delegates from across the world gather in Tampa, Fla., for the United Methodist Church...

Group Of Methodist Ministers Succumb To Gay Agenda!

John Shore | Posted 12.20.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Imagine my excitement when I ogled these words: "In unprecedented move, network of 900+ bypasses denomination's ban to reach out directly to LGBT people."

200 Methodist Clergy Vow To Bless Same-Sex Unions

Posted 08.27.2011 | Chicago

Some 200 United Methodist clergy of the church's Northern Illinois Conference have pledged to bless same-sex unions in violation of the church's polic...