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Methodist Panel Hears Appeal Over Gay Wedding

RELIGION | By Travis Loller | Oct 23
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

RELIGION | By Travis Loller | Oct 22
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

RELIGION | Oct 6
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

RELIGION | Jul 10
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

RELIGION | Mar 10
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

RELIGION | Feb 21
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

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll | Jan 17
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

RELIGION | Dec 21
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.

Defrocked Pa. Pastor ’In Shock,’ Will Appeal

RELIGION | By Kathy Matheson | Dec 19
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.

Pa. Pastor Defrocked After Performing Gay Wedding

NATIONAL | By Kathy Matheson | Dec 19
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.

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