LGBTQ deacon ordained by New York Conference | United Methodist News Service

https://www.umnews.org/en/news/lgbtq-deacon-ordained-by-new-york-conference

«“It was with some courage and some stupidity that I finally decided to go to seminary and take a complete leap of faith into a denomination that was still deeming me incompatible with Christian teachings,” Matthews said.

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“We have unresolved racism, we have unchecked patriarchy, we have a rampant colonialism, that all have to change in order to become closer to the kingdom of God.”»

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