by 365Gay.com Newscenter Staff
Photo: St. John's Lutheran Church, Atlanta
(Atlanta, Georgia) An openly gay pastor faces a church trial after telling his bishop that he is in a same-sex relationship.
The Rev. Bradley E. Schmeling could be disciplined or removed from his church.
Schmeling, of St. John's Lutheran Church in Atlanta, says that he never kept his sexuality a secret and made it clear when he came to the diocese six years ago that he opposed a ban on non celibate gay clergy.
This week, after he informed Bishop Ronald B. Warren that he was in a committed relationship with another man, Warren began proceedings against Schmeling...continue reading at 365gay.com?
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The Atlanta Journal Constitution