Monday, July 1, 2013

D&C | Rochester church plans marriage equality celebration

Democrat & Chronicle | Monday, July 1, 2013

The Episcopal Church of St. Luke and St. Simon Cyrene will celebrate the Supreme Court's ruling to strike down key provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act with a special ceremony on Wednesday. / file photo/AP

The Episcopal Church of St. Luke and St. Simon Cyrene (Two Saints) will have a special ceremony to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decision in striking down key provision of the Defense of Marriage Act.

The celebration will be start at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, at the church, 17 S. Fitzhugh St.

“We have been working toward the biblical vision of equality at Two Saints for more than 40 years,” Rev. Michael Hopkins said in a statement. “When our work bears fruit of this magnitude, we need to pause and give thanks.”

For more information, call (585) 313-1059 or go to twosaints.org.

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