Portales Pastor applauds consecration

By Darrell Todd Maurina A former Anglican who pastors in Portales said Sunday’s consecration of the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church is a victory for homosexual Christians. “We are obviously very pleased that a mainline denomination has come forward and consecrated someone who is openly gay,” said Rev. Christopher George, pastor of […]

New pastor for Portales church

Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Llano Estacado Community Church of Portales has a new pastor. Rev. Christopher George was previously pastor of Lubbock Metropolitan Community Church. The Lubbock church is affiliated with the Metropolitan Community Churches, a 43,000-member denomination founded in Los Angeles in 1968 by Rev. Troy Perry whose primary ministry focus is to gay, […]