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Sussex County Church Removes Unauthorized Anti-LGBTQ Sign

Posted: Jul 06, 2017 4:38 PM Updated:
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GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) - A Delaware church has removed an anti-LGBTQ sign following community protest.

The sign, which read "It's Adam and Eve not Steve" and was signed "God," was up at Providence United Methodist Church for a week before being removed Monday. Pastor Regina Reeves and former pastor Walter Reeves said in a release that the message was unauthorized and posted by an individual member of the church without pastoral or leadership knowledge.

The removal followed a July 2 letter from Georgetown resident Charles Mead-e to Peninsula-Delaware Conference of the United Methodist Church district superintendent Rev. Kyung-Hee Sa, in which he cited the United Methodist Church Book of Discipline, which prohibits LGBTQ discrimination.

The church says it will institute further steps to ensure future postings are approved.

 

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