Mark Rouleau (4 Oct 2011)
"PC(USA) schedules first 'gay' ordination since rule change"

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PC(USA) schedules first 'gay' ordination since rule change
Associated Press - 10/1/2011 2:45:00 AM

Associated Press logo small 2MADISON, WI - The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) plans to ordain the first openly homosexual candidate for ministry since the denomination struck down barriers this year to clergy with same-sex partners.

As of July 10, the church's constitution no longer requires that clergy live "in fidelity within the covenant of marriage between a man and a woman, or chastity in singleness."

Scott Anderson, who heads the Wisconsin Council of Churches, will be ordained as a teaching elder on October 8 at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Madison.

Anderson and his male partner have been together for about two decades.