With little emotion or discussion, Presbyterian leaders have voted to dismiss four churches that decided to leave the denomination after it started allowing noncelibate gay ministers. Like the end of an amicable divorce, the regional body Wednesday night approved the departure of each congregation, ending nearly a year of study and negotiation. After some speakers praised aspects of the negotiation process, the Rev. David Alger spoke up.
by Word on the Street Apr. 26, 2012 at 12:33pm
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