Methodist bishops say lesbian ordination not valid

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The United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops said it will not recognize the ordinations of two women, including a lesbian, by the unofficial Church Within a Church movement, according to a statement released on Nov. 7.

  • Carol Elrod

    As the mother of a lesbian daughter, I find this decision by the bishops to be intolerant and mean-spirited. Homosexuality is not a choice. It is part of a person’s identity in the same way that brown eyes are.

    My church is out of touch with reality!