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Covenanting Ceremony for Same Sex Partners performed at First United Methodist Church in Omaha


NOTE: This is an update for UMNS story 504{316), which told of an upcoming covenanting ceremony for two women at First United Methodist Church in Omaha. The service of union occurred Sunday, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. The Rev. Jimmy Creech, pastor of the church who participated in the ceremony, said, "It was a very simple and very meaningful service attended by 30 to 50 family members and friends. It was a very intimate and worshipful experience."

TITLE: Same-sex Ceremony Update Produced by United Methodist News Service, official news agency of the United Methodist Church, with offices in Nashville, Tenn., New York, and Washington. CONTACT: Thomas S. McAnally 516(10-21-71B){328}
Nashville, Tenn. (615) 742-5470 Sept. 16, 1997

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