Window of the Church, by Richard Caemmerer

Ministry

Window of the Church, by Richard Caemmerer

Books

Defrocked, by Franklyn Schaefer with Sherri Wood Emmons

Schaefer’s story of being tried and defrocked by the United Methodist Church for having performed his gay son’s marriage received wide coverage. Stories of conflict are never as simple as they’re conveyed, and this is true here. Schaefer’s church in Pennsyl­vania was growing.