In a contentious meeting years in the making, the United States’s third-largest faith community voted to emphasize its opposition to same-sex marriage and gay clergy — a decision that was Author: Julie Zauzmer, Sarah Pulliam Bailey.
Gay clergy and same-sex marriage may be allowed at United Methodist Churches thanks to a proposal drafted by the Connectional Table, a respected international body of clergy Author: Zoe Mintz.
The United Methodist Queer Clergy Caucus (UMQCC) is made up of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people who are called, commissioned, and ordained clergy in the United Methodist Church. UMQCC seeks to act in solidarity with one another and others who have been marginalized in the church.
Feb 28, 2019 · A united church, divided: Methodists speak on split over gay marriage, clergy in historic vote A "traditional plan" that keeps a ban of same-sex marriage and practicing homosexuals as clergy Author: Susan Bromley.