Black couple denied wedding at Church

Discussion in 'The Fire For Effect and Totally Politically Incorr' started by whymememe, Jul 30, 2012.

  1. whymememe

    whymememe Former Guest

    Oct 29, 2011
    FEMA Region IV
  2. skullfr

    skullfr New Member

    Jul 11, 2012
    That is so sad.They need to find a true church where God is and not a showing off place.

  3. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    That is just crazy! I suppose racism is still alive, and well in some places! The best man at my wedding is a Jewish friend. I'm sure glad that the church didn't ban him because of his race!
  4. dad2thebone

    dad2thebone New Member

    Jul 10, 2011
    I saw it on the news.Just frys my a.. in so many ways i dont know where to start. So in sticking with my not judging or hating i'll just say they are wrong. She's better off in another church , one like skullfr, said not a showing off place.
  5. whymememe

    whymememe Former Guest

    Oct 29, 2011
    FEMA Region IV
    I'm thinking it might be age discrimination. The groom looks a bit older than the bride. Some people down here are biased about that. They look like a perfect match to me.
  6. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2012
    Brandon SD
    thats just so wrong
  7. jedwil

    jedwil Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Texas Hill Country
    Could be more here than race.
  8. RunningOnMT

    RunningOnMT New Member

    Nov 19, 2008
    Akron, Ohio
    Disgraceful that those claiming to be followers of Christ would treat His children so shamefully. Members of that church are in serious need of repentance.
  9. hstout1143

    hstout1143 Well-Known Member

    Jan 3, 2012
  10. cycloneman

    cycloneman Well-Known Member

    Dec 16, 2008
    Maybe they didn't do the offering for the mass.

    Just dont seem right for a priest to deny you of a wedding. In this day even if you are racist you cant just deny someone this. Once word gets out your gonna have heck to pay.

    Something just dont sound right. I got a feeling we dont have the full story.

    I wonder if these 2 are kin some kinda way.
  11. whymememe

    whymememe Former Guest

    Oct 29, 2011
    FEMA Region IV
    From what I interpret from the article The pastor caved in to demands from some of the congregation. Its plain that God is not at work in that church.
  12. whymememe

    whymememe Former Guest

    Oct 29, 2011
    FEMA Region IV
    Immaculate Conception?
  13. gvw3

    gvw3 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 16, 2011
    Chicago IL Area
    If the story is correct and it was denied due to race that's not right. Just more fuel to feed the fire. I had one of my good friends at my wedding. He was black. We had it in an Italian restaurant in little Italy in Chicago. I latter learned that no black had ever been in the restaurant before.

    This black man helped me out when no one else would. If he called me today for anything I would be there for him. Racialism is crap.
  14. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    Jedwil, Cycloneman, you might be right in that the news did not get the full story (Perish the thought!)

    Some years ago, a lady we knew asked me to marry her and her fiancé', who was a soldier.
    I could not explain WHY, I could not give her a reason, but I just knew down deep that I should NOT perform this ceremony. I graciously declined, but agreed to let them use Bethany Church for the ceremony, provided she got someone else to perform it.
    She enlisted the services of a lady preacher whom I had not met, and the wedding was performed.

    About a month later, I was in my pajamas and robe when a vehicle pulled up into the yard in the evening. All I could see was the headlights, and not knowing who it was, I picked up my .44 mag and tucked it into the belt front of my robe, flipped on the outside light, and stepped out the door just in time to see a young deputy walking toward the house from his squad car. He had a summons in his hand, and he asked "Are you Terry Trainor?" I allowed that I was.
    He looked at the summons again, looked at the hog-leg in my belt and said "The REVEREND Terry Trainor?" Again, I allowed that I was, and he gave me the summons to appear as a witness in a case involving this lady.
    I appeared in court at the appointed time to discover that this lady's HUSBAND was suing her for bigamy. It seems she was already married to someone else when she asked me to marry her to this soldier.

    So - MAYBE - there may be some unstated and possibly unknown reason this pastor did not want to marry this couple - -
  15. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Priests Padres, ministers been telling folks no for years . some say get a few months counselling first , some laugh ..

    now if its purely on race , the minister needs a slap .. if not .. let him say why not ..

    until then i'm reserving judgement
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