Stances of Faiths on LGBTQ Issues: United Methodist Church | Human Rights Campaign - Umc approves gay pastors
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After Disagreements Over LGBTQ Clergy, U.S. Methodists Move Closer To Split LGBTQ clergy and same-sex marriage within the United Methodist Church, The delegates then went a step further and approved strict new. Thompson was a pastor of a United Methodist Church in Lansing, Michigan, with a wife and three adult children. He said some church leaders were supportive of his coming out as gay, while others encouraged him to remain in the closet. He, and countless others, had previously hoped.