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Gay pastor to keep fighting church

Feb 28, 2019 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

The Rev. David Meredith and his husband left St. Louis early Wednesday afternoon, driving home to Cincinnati knowing that he could face repercussions and new professional stress.

On Tuesday, a special session of the United Methodist's General Conference voted to keep in place a ban on LGBT clergy and a ban on its clergy performing same-sex marriages.

The vote makes the way forward for the denomination as unclear as Meredith's future. Bishop Gregory Palmer, head of the church's West O...