Same-sex union trial controversy continues

A year ago, a jury of 13 Wisconsin clergy convicted the Rev. Amy DeLong of performing a same-sex union and sentenced her to a 20-day suspension and a yearlong process to “restore the broken clergy covenant relationship.”

Now, she plans to join a team she initiated that will determine what the United Methodist clergy covenant should look like in the Wisconsin Annual (regional) Conference.

The team has “the potential to really plumb the depths of what it means to be in covenant and what it means to really talk about and struggle with the things we don’t agree with,” DeLong said.

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