NY: Presbyterian Minister to Defy Church, Gay Couple

Written by scott on July 21st, 2011

A Presbyterian minister on Long Island is bucking church protocol by saying she will marry same-sex couples.

The Rev. Elizabeth Simpson of the First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove told WCBS radio that she will marry one of the same-sex couples that attend the church next March.

“I will make myself vulnerable to accusations or indictments, so to speak, from within the Presbytery,” she said, according to the radio station. Simpson further added that the congregation approves of the decision and that it “isn’t even a question for most of our people.”

Full Story from the Christian Post

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