Binghamton Pastor Faces a Church Trial Over Gay Marriage Ceremonies
A Binghamton United Methodist Church minister is to face a church trial for marrying same-sex couples, against church doctrine.
Tabernacle United Methodist Church Pastor Stephen Heiss was warned to stop preforming same-sex marriages and apologize for officiating at previous ceremonies, including his daughter’s or face possible action.
The pastor and the district Bishop had 90 days to come to a solution, but none reportedly was reached. There has been no word on when a church trial may convene.