Local United Methodist pastors react to church-wide gay ruling



The Rev. Stephen Meadors

Days after the United Methodist Church voted to uphold the denomination’s bans on gay marriage and the ordination of gay clergy, rainbow table runners adorned the altar at Moorpark United Methodist Church.

The worldwide Methodist church voted to affirm that “homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching,” as stated in its Book of Discipline, the denomination’s governing rules, at a special session of General Conference, which is the legislative body of the ...

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