Lesbian Couple Become Pastors of Historic Baptist Church
Veronica Neffinger | Editor, ChristianHeadlines.com An historic Baptist church in Washington D.C. recently hired a lesbian couple to serve as the lead pastors of the congregation.
ChristianToday.com reports that Calvary Baptist Church announced the leadership of the couple this Sunday. Sally Sarratt and Maria Swearingen are the married lesbian couple who will be taking on the roles as senior pastors of the 115-year-old church. Sarratt and Swearingen were both ordained in 2015. They will assume leadership of the church on February 26.
Calvary Baptist Church severed ties with the Southern Baptist Convention in 2012 over a number of issues, including same-sex marriage.