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From the Lebanon Daily News:

Like all ministers, the Rev. Frank Schaeffer looked forward to officiating his son’s wedding.

Now, his decision to do so could end his ministerial career.

Schaefer, pastor at Zion United Methodist Church of Iona in South Lebanon Township, will go on trial before the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church in November for officiating his son’s same-sex marriage six years ago.

via Pastor faces trial for officiating same-sex marriage – Lebanon Daily News.

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