About Jimmy Creech
News links are from a variety of sources, not all of which agree with CORNET's perspectives. For CORNET's view, read our statement in support of Jimmy Creech.
The Reverend Jimmy Creech
Key to Acronyms
- "The Word of God, The Church, and Jimmy Creech" by the Reverend Russ Hawkins, a sermon given December 20, 1997 in Omaha
- In challenging Biases, Gays challenge beliefs People of faith from many denominations waged struggles on behalf of Gays in 1997 by Rhonda Smith, Washington Blade, December 26, 1997
- Jimmy Creech Rebuts Student News Article, CORNET and Jimmy Creech, December 17, 1997
- Bishop Touches on Creech Controversy by Harold Reutter, The Independent, December 9, 1997
- Pastor Who Held Same-sex Service Placed on Suspension by Bishop, UMNS November 6, 1997
- Mail up, finances down after same-sex service UMR, October 9, 1997
- Debate Continues Over Same-sex Ceremony in Omaha, UMNS October 2, 1997
- Jimmy Creech Again the Center of a Storm by Yonat Shimron, The News and Observer, Raleigh, NC September 26, 1997
- Same-sex ceremony leads to legal action UMR, September 25, 1997
- 'Social Principles' benchmark for action by the United Methodist Church, UMNS September 25, 1997
- Same-sex Ceremony Update: Jimmy Creech, UMNS September 16, 1997
- Covenanting ceremony for same sex partners to be held at
First United Methodist Church in Omaha, UMNS September 12, 1997
- Marrying Pastor Risks Censure, NewsPlanet, September 12, 1997
- Lesbian Rite May Yield 1st Charges by Julia McCord, Omaha World-Herald, September 11, 1997
- Pastor Says He'll Unite Two Lesbians: Methodist Clergyman says he will perform a ceremony despite a warning from his bishop by Julia McCord, Omaha World-Herald, September 10, 1997
- The News and Observer (Raleigh, NC) Search Type in keyword "Jimmy Creech" for articles. There are some older ones from July 1996.
Key to Acronyms: AFFIRM=Affirmation, CM=Confessing Movement, CORNET=Covenant Relationships Network, GN=Good News, RCP=Reconciling Congregation Program, UMC=The United Methodist Church, UMNS=United Methodist News Service, UMR=United Methodist Reporter
Photograph courtesy of Jimmy Creech.