Same sex couple ordained at Wilmington church [video]

 Church leaders lay hands on Kaci and Holly Clark Porter during an ordination service Sunday afternoon in Wilmington. (Paul Parmelee/WHYY)

Church leaders lay hands on Kaci and Holly Clark Porter during an ordination service Sunday afternoon in Wilmington. (Paul Parmelee/WHYY)

A large crowd attended the historic ordination of a lesbian couple at First & Central Presbyterian Church in Wilmington.

Holly and Kaci Clark-Porter were ordained during the service on Sunday afternoon. Holly will work as an evangelist within the New Castle Presbytery, while Kaci will be an associate pastor at First & Central. 

“We have been waiting so long, and I can’t believe we’re doing this together,” said Holly Clark-Porter. “This is a momentous day for us and our families and queer Christians everywhere.” 

“The church continues to take steps forward, and this is a big step for the church, and I hope that it will continue to offer support to the queer community, that the church might grow in leaps and bounds and in diversity,” said Kaci. 

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