Is the “practice of homosexuality” compatible with Christian teaching? That question is at the center of a debate between progressive and conservative members of the United Methodist Church, the second-largest Protestant denomination in the United States. This debate is taking place as states and the U.S. Supreme Court are considering whether same-sex marriages are constitutional. “A Church Divided” introduces viewers to the clergy, the couples and the congregations battling to influence Methodists’ official policy toward gays and lesbians. This documentary is produced in collaboration with KQED.
Here is a sampling of other churches’ views on homosexuality and same-sex marriage: