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United Methodist Church holds vote: LGBTQ+ not able to be ordained or married

United Methodist Church holds vote: LGBTQ+ not able to be ordained or married

Story by Jenna Black, Editor in Chief

March 18, 2019

The United Methodist Church (UMC) gathered on Feb. 26 to discuss the denomination’s stance on LGBTQ+ clergy and same-sex marriage. The delegates at the General Conference voted 438-384 to reinforce the stance against ordaining gay clergy and performing same-sex marriages. Though both sides are not nece...