Gallery - After the UMC Dammann Case

|PIC1|The trial of the the opinions on lesbian Pastor Rev Karen Dammann ended last Saturday. Right after declaring the final verdict, a service was held in the Bothell United Methodist Church. All the participants on the trial joined the service together. Church ministers and bishops said that the church has painfully divided because the difference in homosexuality among church members has revealed through the trial.

Photo 1: The special worship service held in the sanctuary of Bothell UMC after the verdict.

Photo 2: The Rev. Karen Dammann (right) and her partner were at a news conference following Dammann's clergy trial. The case received local, national and international news coverage.

Photo 3: Minutes after hearing the verdict of not guilty, the Rev. Karen Dammann received Holy Communion at a special worship.