United Methodist clergy who oppose same-sex marriage won’t be required to officiate gay wedding ceremonies if the denomination changes its stance on LGBT issues, according to a clergy panel.
The Church of the Resurrection, a UMC megachurch based in Kansas and headed by the Rev. Adam Hamilton, held a clergy panel at its Leadership Institute event on Thursday evening.
Hamilton, who’s theological progressive and wants the UMC to change its biblically-based opposition to homosexuality that’s cited its Book of Discipline, moderated a church leaders panel to discuss the hotly debated issue within the mainline Protestant denomination.
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Source: Christian Post