Bishops Cedrick D. Bridgeforth (left), Carlo A. Rapanut and Dottie Escobedo-Frank are consecrated during a service held Nov. 5 at Christ United Methodist Church in Salt Lake City. The Rev. W. Timothy McClendon has filed a complaint against all of the Western Jurisdiction’s bishops for the consecration of Bridgeforth, who is the denomination’s first openly gay man to be elected a bishop. Photo by Miya Kim for the Western Jurisdictional Conference.

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