Gays in the clergy
Evangelical Lutherans are gathering in Minneapolis to consider whether to permit gay and lesbian ministers to lead churches if they are in a committed relationship. Midmorning discusses the tension this issue has created regarding inclusion and unity among other mainline Protestant churches.
- Susan Russell: is president of Integrity USA, an Episcopal gay advocacy group and Senior Associate at All Saints Church in Pasadena.
- Kendall Harmon: is a priest of the Episcopal Church USA and Canon Theologian of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina.
- Kevin Eckstrom: editor of Religion News Service.