Skip to comments.Church canceled lesbian woman’s funeral, family says (Denver CO)
Posted on 01/14/2015 11:05:34 PM PST by Olog-hai
Dozens gathered outside a Colorado church to protest Tuesday after a bereaved family said the pastor stopped a womans funeral when he found out she was a lesbian.
According to KMGH, Denvers New Hope Ministries ended Vanessa Colliers funeral Saturday after the minister saw a video tribute that showed Collier kissing her significant other, which the family had refused to edit. [ ]
The pastor who called off the funeral defended his actions to KCNC, saying he hadnt been aware of the video until right before the service, and that he gave the family the chance to edit it.
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I have no sympathy for her partner. Why did they go to a church in the first place? Flipping idiots.
Well, part of me says give her a decent funeral but, pushing your agenda and purposely insulting the man’s concience is insulting and he did the right thing.
Yea, no kidding. Unrepentant homosexual doesn’t believe in Christian teaching anyway. Just a bunch of trouble makers. May God show her mercy.
why does this person want a church funeral?
You can hold a service at most funeral parlors these days
Homosexual publicity stunt.
Who are the real victims here?
The future will reveal.
Of course, they dont. The only thing that matters to these faggots is the fag aspect of it, such as the gay mass’ annually done by lib parishes (like mine). It is ONLY on this mass that you see every homo show up in the community but during a regular weekend mass, they are completely nowhere to be found.
“A church teaches you compassion, respect and thou shall not judge. They didn’t have compassion. They didn’t have respect. And they judged.”
This daft moron hasn’t the foggiest idea what a church is, what God or His Word have said, or that he himself is now judging.
The church didn’t cancel the funeral the pervert’s family chose to move it rather than edit or not show an obscene video that the pastor objected to.
The only mistake was agreeing to host a funeral for a Hell bound pervert in the first place, and I’m sure that was done out of a misguided, but well meaning sense of “compassion”.
Luke 9:5, darlin'.
I’d have to agree with the trend on this....most go to a funeral home, and hire the ‘right’ guy to speak. Lot of hostility in the south over various ministers who use a funeral to hustle up their church business and talk for an hour over Bible scripture. I knew a guy from local area where I grew up...who had a daughter to pass away (she was mid-thirties), and her Dad told the minister to keep short (no more than twenty minutes) and focused on the daughter. Around the 5th minute, the minister started to wander off and do Bible-quotes, so by the tenth minute...Dad stood up and announced the end of the funeral and led the folks on out to the cemetery.
Attended a funeral once where the preacher did a 10 minute rant on the need to tithe. Although he did have the decency not to pass the plate at the funeral itself.
There’s a time and place for everything. A funeral, where it is probable people of all backgrounds and religions are present, is not the place for a doctrinal sermon. Giving one strikes me as exhibitionistic.
The radical homosexuals want confrontations with Christians. It allows them to play it two ways. If they are accommodated, the willing press will print an article about an “enlightened” church/minister/bake shop/whatever that permitted a homosexual wedding/burial/whatever. If the Christian group denies them, then the radical homosexual group gets to play the grievance card, which the press is only all too willing to publish as a story to show Christians as mean-spirited and narrow minded. It works either way.
A funeral is exactly the place for a doctrinal sermon. A chance to not just be preaching to the choir. A place to talk of the law and share the gospel. The format is determined by the denomination. In some the service is about the dead person. In others the service is about God and his plan for salvation. The sermon at my uncles funeral started with” Floyd was never known to darken the door of a church, and we have no reason to assume he is in heaven today.” We, the family, picked the church and the pastor and approved of that heartbreaking sermon. We could have had a eulogy at the funeral home but chose this on purpose. At least two people heard the gospel and were converted that I know of. My dad one of the two.
This is not grieving. This is trolling, and using the deceased’s coffin as bait, and its quite frankly, disgusting.
This should be the mantra. You’re not grieving. You’re trolling.
You’re not celebrating. You’re trolling.
You know DAMN WELL what you are doing and the business you are doing it with. They need to be hit.
Reading between the lines, it appears that there was a video that showed kissing and I speculate that the mourners planned to show it during the service. Seems that priest asked only that that part be edited out and not shown in this Catholic building.
(Do not get me started on the whole multi-media aspect as relates to worship.)
Back in ‘07 when my brother died we were informed by the Catholic priest that no euology would be allowed during the church service. We asked why and he said that people were often simply too indecent for a church.
I wanted to be outraged. I TRIED to be outraged. Couldn’t do it.
If that’s what the family wants, that’s ok, I guess.
Not to my taste, but that’s my problem. Preachers who insist on dragging it in when the family doesn’t want it are very much in the wrong, IMO.
Have the funeral at the local UCC church, they will accept you.
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