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Pastors support colleague in gay-marriage controversy

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PHILADELPHIA — More than 30 United Methodist pastors from Pennsylvania plan to jointly officiate a same-sex marriage next month, an unprecedented showing of solidarity for an embattled colleague that could lead to their ouster from the pulpit.

The colleague is the Rev. Frank Schaefer, who faces a Nov. 18 church trial in Chester County for officiating at the 2007 marriage between his son and another man.

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