Documentary Explores Church's Homosexuality Debate

February 21, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO (UMNS) — KQED, a PBS member station in Northern California, and the Center for Investigative Reporting have launched "A Church Divided," a multimedia partnership to examine how different denominations are approaching the divisive question of whether homosexuality is a sin. One episode focuses on The United Methodist Church discussions about homosexuality both during and after the 2012 General Conference in Tampa, Fla.

The documentary features three persons from the California-Nevada Conference; Dr. Randall (Randy) Miller, Assistant Professor of United Methodist Studies, Ethics and Leadership and the Director of the Leadership Institute at the Pacific School of Religion; the Rev. Richard Thompson, pastor First UMC Bakersfield; and, the Rev. Karen Oliveto, pastor of Glide Memorial UMC San Francisco.


Watch video here.