Church nixes weddings to protest same-sex ban

March 2013
United Methodist Reporter;3/29/2013, Vol. 159 Issue 48, p3A
The article reports on the decision of a Union Methodist Congregation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S. to refrain from holding weddings in protest against the ban on same-sex marriage in the state. It mentions that there is uncertainty about whether this decision violates the dictat of the "Book of Discipline," which prohibits the celebration of homosexual unions in Christianity. Rev. Kelly P. Carpenter, Senior Pastor of the church describes the move as a step against discrimination.


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