“My heart is broken, yet I trust that God will work through even this for good,” the Rev. Cynthia Meyer (shown in January) says about going on involuntary leave from her post at Edgerton United Methodist Church in Johnson County. She came out to her congregation in January. To avoid a church trial, Meyer and Methodist officials agreed that she would give up her duties at the end of the month.
“My heart is broken, yet I trust that God will work through even this for good,” the Rev. Cynthia Meyer (shown in January) says about going on involuntary leave from her post at Edgerton United Methodist Church in Johnson County. She came out to her congregation in January. To avoid a church trial, Meyer and Methodist officials agreed that she would give up her duties at the end of the month. Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com
“My heart is broken, yet I trust that God will work through even this for good,” the Rev. Cynthia Meyer (shown in January) says about going on involuntary leave from her post at Edgerton United Methodist Church in Johnson County. She came out to her congregation in January. To avoid a church trial, Meyer and Methodist officials agreed that she would give up her duties at the end of the month. Shane Keyser skeyser@kcstar.com

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