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Methodist panel reinstates pastor defrocked in 2013

Rev. Schaefer to participate at Sunday service in Schenectady

June 24, 2014
Updated 10:02 p.m.
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A Pennsylvania pastor who broke church law by presiding over his son’s same-sex wedding ceremony and then became an outspoken activist for gay rights can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him....

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