GC Shorts — An Unusual Ordination

Before General Conference 2016 began, Susan Laurie was ordained by allies and friends of the Love Your Neighbor Coalition.

Wes Magruder

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JM Smith

There was no ordination. There was, rather, a publicity stunt by an activist group devoid of anything resembling Wesleyan Methodism.

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