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UM clergy Frank Schaefer’s “Defrocked” released today by Chalice Press

Today is the official release by Chalice Press of UM clergy Frank Schaefer’s book “Defrocked.” Due to the continuing attention around the UMC community on this polarizing subject, UMR is posting an exclusive book excerpt and a UMR editor will separately review Schaefer’s book in the coming weeks.

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Michael Gryboski of The Christian Post reported Monday that action has begun in response to the actions of 36 UMC clergy last fall. The 36 clergy came together to bless a same-sex wedding at Arch St. UMC in Philadelphia. From the clergy group statement at the time of the wedding: “We acted as a matter […]

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