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Worship consultant Marcia McFee and others celebrate on May 1 after the 2024 United Methodist General Conference, meeting in Charlotte, N.C., voted to remove the denomination's ban on the ordination of clergy who are “self-avowed practicing homosexuals” — a prohibition that dated to 1984. (Photo by Paul Jeffrey/UM News)

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