Drew University Trustees Push Back Against Methodist Church’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriage, LGBTQ+ Clergy

Drew University, a private liberal arts school in New Jersey, has criticized the Methodist Church’s affirmation prohibiting same-sex marriage and LGBTQ+ clergy, saying it “severely undermined and compromised” the school’s relationship with the church. Drew University was established as a seminary in 1867, before expanding to include a liberal arts college in 1928. Among the school’s alumni are Henry Appenzeller, the first Methodist missionary to Korea, the first women to be ordained in the […]


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