Methodist Church To Hear Appeal Over Gay WeddingThe Methodist church's highest court will decide later this month whether a minister who officiated his gay son's wedding can keep his pastoral credentials.
Defrocked Methodist Pastor Appealing Punishment"I would like to get my credentials back," said Schaefer, who will appear before a church panel in Baltimore this week to argue that his punishment was illegal under church law.
Pennsylvania Pastor Defrocked Over Gay Wedding Offered JobA United Methodist pastor from central Pennsylvania who was defrocked after officiating his son's gay wedding was invited by a California Methodist bishop to serve in her region.
Pennsylvania Methodist Pastor Defrocked After Performing Gay WeddingChurch officials have defrocked a United Methodist pastor from Pennsylvania who officiated his son’s gay wedding in Massachusetts.
Pa. Methodist Minister Says He Won't Quit, Even After Same-Sex Marriage RebukeRev. Frank Schaefer, in dark suit, was surrounded by supporters after annoucing he won't abide by Methodist Church rules banning same-sex marriages and won't give up his credentials.
UPDATE: Methodist Minister Suspended 30 Days For Officiating Son's Same-Sex MarriageA Methodist minister has been suspended 30 days for officiating his son's same-sex wedding.