LGBTQ deacon ordained by New York Conference
The Rev. Lea Matthews says her ordination was a day of joy, but not without difficulty. She is the latest LGBTQ person to be ordained in The United Methodist Church.
Two US conferences ordain, commission LGBTQ clergy
Defying the 2019 General Conference votes, at least two U.S. conferences featured the ordination or commissioning of openly transgender and LBGTQ candidates.