Trial Set for Pastor in Same-Sex Wedding

September 25, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) — A Nov. 18-19 trial has been set for a pastor in the Eastern Pennsylvania Annual (regional) Conference who officiated at the same-sex wedding of his son five years ago. The Rev. Frank Schaefer, pastor of Zion United Methodist Church of Iona, Lebanon, Pa., said he "followed his heart" when his son, Tim, asked him to officiate at his wedding in 2007. (Read more)