Church Loses Majority of Members & Faces Foreclosure Following Pastor’s Support for Gay Marriage
St. Paul, Minnesota, has lost two-thirds of his congregation. The mass
exodus from his pews started back in 2005 when he voted in favor of gay
marriage at the national United Church of Christ assembly meeting.
Following his support for the measure, the majority of his 320-member
flock was flabbergasted and left the church.
“I was really in shock. I visited one member after another, who told
me they weren’t coming back because of it,” White, who has pastored at
the house of worship for 22 years, said in an interview with The Star Tribune.
“The membership evaporated right before my eyes. Their fundamental
belief was it’s wrong for a man and a man to marry or a woman and a
woman to marry. A lot of them said if I change, they’d come back. But I
told them, it is what it is. I am who I am. And this is what I fight
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