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In 2016, when the Quadrennial General Conference of the United Methodist Church gathered members from around the globe, there was a contentious fight over the issue of homosexuality in the church. Namely, the issue of pastors performing marriages for members of the LGBTQ community and pastors practicing openly as members of the LGBTQ community. At the time, a conference in Colorado had just elected the first openly lesbian bishop to our council of bishops, and our book of Discipline had language in it that stated "the practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching." That language had only been added in the 1970's and was a choice voted on by the General Conference during

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