Finance agency extends benefits to same-sex couples

October 30, 2013

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) — General agencies of The United Methodist Church will extend employee benefits to same-sex couples, under a decision by the board of directors of the denomination’s General Council on Finance and Administration. The board on Oct. 21 also voted to seek a ruling from the Judicial Council, the denomination’s top court, to make sure the change is in keeping with church law.
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