Presbyterian Church Ordains First Out Lesbian Minister
April 17, 2012 by HRC staff
Post submitted by Dan Rafter, Former HRC Associate Director of Communications
Katie Ricks became the first out lesbian ordained as a minister in the Presbyterian church this past Sunday. Ricks ministers at the Church of Reconciliation in North Carolina and has a five-year old daughter with her partner of 11 years. According to the Advocate, Ricks said:
“This is bigger than Katie Ricks. It’s even bigger than the Presbyterian Church…[it’s a part of the church’s] witness to the greater world.”
Read the Advocate’s full piece.
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