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Church Refuses to Conduct Marriages Until Same-Sex Couples Achieve Equality
The Green Street United Methodist Church proclaimed in a statement, “On the matter of gay marriage, the church sees injustice in the legal position of state government and the theological position of our denomination.”
The Green Street United Methodist Church in North Carolina is taking a stand for marriage equality by refusing to conduct marriages for heterosexual couples until United Methodist polices are changed to allow pastors to officiate at marriages for same-sex couples as well.
According to The Winston-Salem Journal, the church’s 18-member leadership council is instead “asking pastors to conduct relationship blessings rather than marriage ceremonies in the sanctuary.”

Church Refuses to Conduct Marriages Until Same-Sex Couples Achieve Equality

The Green Street United Methodist Church proclaimed in a statement, “On the matter of gay marriage, the church sees injustice in the legal position of state government and the theological position of our denomination.”

The Green Street United Methodist Church in North Carolina is taking a stand for marriage equality by refusing to conduct marriages for heterosexual couples until United Methodist polices are changed to allow pastors to officiate at marriages for same-sex couples as well.

According to The Winston-Salem Journal, the church’s 18-member leadership council is instead “asking pastors to conduct relationship blessings rather than marriage ceremonies in the sanctuary.”

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