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Methodist Panel Hears Appeal Over Gay Wedding

By Travis Loller | Thursday Oct 23, 2014
A Methodist pastor who was disciplined for officiating at his son's same-sex wedding will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination.

Methodist Panel to Hear Appeal Over Gay Wedding

By Travis Loller | Wednesday Oct 22, 2014
A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son's wedding to another man will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister

Methodist Clergy Escape Sanctions Over Gay Wedding

Monday Oct 6, 2014
A complaint against 36 United Methodist ministers who blessed a same-sex wedding in Philadelphia in defiance of church law has been resolved.

Gay Wedding Complaint Filed vs. Methodist Pastors

Thursday Jul 10, 2014
A complaint has been filed against 36 United Methodist ministers who blessed a same-sex wedding in defiance of church law.

Methodists End Minister’s NY Same-Sex Wedding Case

Monday Mar 10, 2014
The United Methodist Church has dropped its case against a retired minister accused of breaking church law by officiating his son’s same-sex marriage.

Methodist Churches Push Same-Sex Unions

Friday Feb 21, 2014
A group of five Sacramento, Calif.-area United Methodist congregations are leading a push to sanction same-sex weddings, in clear defiance of international church rules.

NY Methodist Clergyman Charged Over Gay Wedding

By Rachel Zoll | Friday Jan 17, 2014
The United Methodist Church has formally charged another clergyman for presiding at the same-sex wedding of his son.

Pa. Pastor Defrocked Over Gay Wedding Offered Job

Saturday Dec 21, 2013
A United Methodist pastor from central Pennsylvania who was defrocked after officiating his son’s gay wedding was invited by a California Methodist bishop to serve in her region.

Pa. Pastor Defrocked After Performing Gay Wedding

By Kathy Matheson | Thursday Dec 19, 2013
United Methodist church officials defrocked a pastor from central Pennsylvania on Thursday who violated religious doctrine by officiating his son’s gay wedding and then, after being suspended, defiantly refused to resign.

Defrocked Pa. Pastor ’In Shock,’ Will Appeal

By Kathy Matheson | Thursday Dec 19, 2013
A United Methodist Church pastor defrocked for officiating the gay wedding of his son says he intends to appeal and is shocked by church officials’ decision.

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