PASTORING LGBTQ INDIVIDUALS IN THE ORTHODOX CHURCH: PUBLIC STATEMENT by Priest Aaron Warwick

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Father Aaron Warwick is the pastor at St. Mary Orthodox Christian Church (AOCA) in Wichita KS. He holds an MDiv from St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary and an MA in Philanthropy & Non-Profit Management from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. He has written previously for Orthodoxy in Dialogue, and podcasts weekly at Teach Me Thy Statutes. He is married with four young children. 

Editorial Note
The letter posted above refers to Father Aaron Warwick’s Pastoring LGBTQ Individuals in the Orthodox Church of December 21, 2019.
We have informed Father Warwick of our willingness to publish his request, but of our decision not to remove the original article. For a number of editorial reasons it must remain part of Orthodoxy in Dialogue’s publishing record.
See the Warwick Files in our Archives 2020 for a catalogue of all articles written in response to Father Warwick.
See our Archives 2017-19 and Archives 2020 for our Fifty Years after Stonewall and Sexuality and Gender sections, especially:
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