Defrocked Methodist pastor appealing ...

Defrocked Methodist pastor appealing punishment

There are 7 comments on the KXXV-TV Waco story from Jun 18, 2014, titled Defrocked Methodist pastor appealing punishment. In it, KXXV-TV Waco reports that:

Defrocked by the United Methodist Church six months ago for officiating his son's same-sex wedding, Schaefer has gained a following among reformers who want the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination to loosen its policies on homosexuality.

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Gremlin

Louisville, KY

#1 Jun 18, 2014
Schaefer has my support. He's a decent man.
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#2 Jun 18, 2014
The Methodist church has an open path forward when they are ready to drop their pathetic KKK hissy-fit act and get serious
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The church publishes a list of 11 different 'bibles' approved for use in Methodist churches
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The granddaddy of those Bibles does NOT condemn GAY people
http://etb-history-theology.blogspot.com/2012...
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Use it

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#3 Jun 18, 2014
I've rad about him a few times elsewhere.

He should just join a Protestant denomination that allows LGBT marriage in the church such as ELCA & UCC.
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#4 Jun 18, 2014
Fa-Foxy wrote:
I've rad about him a few times elsewhere.
He should just join a Protestant denomination that allows LGBT marriage in the church such as ELCA & UCC.
He is forced to hang in there until he dies because methodist HQ controls the pastors retirement fund

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#5 Jun 18, 2014
Rainbow Kid wrote:
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He is forced to hang in there until he dies because methodist HQ controls the pastors retirement fund
You know Martin Luther's wife, Katie, was the head of their church brewery.(And obviously there is beer in Heaven, because if there weren't, they wouldn't be allowed to call it "Heaven".)

Since: May 14

Location hidden

#6 Jun 19, 2014
Interesting situation to watch but i doubt he will be want for money since he will have the lecture circuit, tv appearances and can write books etc.

Since: Aug 11

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#7 Jun 19, 2014
Tell him to join the Presbyterians.

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