Recently Read: Religion News Service reviews upcoming same-sex wedding cases in the UMC

samesex_umcsquareOur friends at Religion News Service published an article today reviewing the several cases regarding clergy disobedience to UM law on same-sex weddings coming to trial or before the Judicial Council:

“Martin Luther King said there are risks when you stand up to unjust laws,” said Ogletree, 80, an ordained elder in the New York Conference of the United Methodist Church…

John Lomperis, United Methodist program director of the Institute on Religion and Democracy, said clergy cannot choose which church laws to follow, and he said bishops should hold them accountable for breaking laws.

via Methodist court to consider growing opposition to gay ban | Religion News Service.

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