TITLE

Church nixes weddings to protest same-sex ban

AUTHOR(S)
HAHN, HEATHER
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
United Methodist Reporter;3/29/2013, Vol. 159 Issue 48, p3A
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
86410646

 

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