GC 2016 Newsletter May 11: Sue Laurie Finally Ordained!

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by Bea Fraser-Soots

After over 20 years of being denied the United Methodist Church’s recognition of God’s calling in her life, Susan J. Laurie was ordained yesterday in a grassroots ordination during the 2016 General Conference in Portland, Oregon. Sue, who earned a Master of Divinity from Garrett-Evangelical in 1995, has not been welcome in the candidacy process for ordination because she is an out Lesbian.

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