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Trips Down the Aisle Halted at Texas Church Until 'Inclusion of All People'

AUSTIN, Texas - Leadership at an Austin church have decided not to perform any more wedding ceremonies, in an effort to support members of the LGBT community. The Methodist Church currently does not allow its clergy to officiate same-sex marriages. read more

Presbyterians vote to allow same-sex marriage

"The Presbyterian Lay Committee mourns these actions and calls on all Presbyterians to resist and protest them," the group said in a statement. Close to half of the clergy in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) work in areas where same-sex couples can legally ... read more

Some will, some won't - Only certain area churches plan to officiate same-sex weddings

But even then, engaged same-sex couples might find their wedding venues somewhat limited in the Lubbock area. "Our church will not perform same sex marriages ... he's traveled to New Mexico to officiate a few, and hopes he can soon perform more at his ... read more

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Trips down the aisle halted at Austin church until ‘inclusion of all people’

The Methodist Church currently does not allow its clergy to officiate same-sex marriages ... of weddings,'” Fuerst said. “It’s not that the church is not involved in weddings at all, it’s just that we only do for everybody what we can do for ... read more

Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

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Presbyterians approve gay marriage in church constitution

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