Just Resolution

The Just Resolution

Rev. Jerry E. Oakland, Counsel for the Church, reads the Just Resolution document.

Bishop S. Clifton Ives addresses the Just Resolution

Bishop S. Clifton Ives addresses the Just Resolution achieved in regards to the complaint filed against Rev. Anna Blaedel.  Bishop Ives, a retired United Bishop who was assigned to the West Virginia Area from 1992-2004, served as the facilitator for the process.

Remarks from Rev. Jerry E. Oakland

Rev. Jerry E. Oakland served as counsel for the church in the process of moving toward and achieving the Just Resolution in regards to the complaint filed against Rev. Anna Blaedel.

Reflections from Rev. Anna Blaedel

Rev. Anna Blaedel reacts to the process culminating in the Just Resolution and the impact that it has had on them, personally, and also on people of faith and the church.

Reflections from Rev. Dr. Tyler Schwaller

Rev. Dr. Tyler Schwaller, who served as the Counsel for the Respondent in the Just Resolution process, shares personal observations and asks that the church be a more inclusive community.  

Statement from Bishop Laurie Haller

Bishop Laurie Haller addresses the Just Resolution process and the impact it has had on Rev. Anna Blaedel.  Bishop Haller offers her apology for the harm that has been caused and expresses a commitment "to avoid, if at all possible, the processing of complaints, charges, and trials related to officiating at same-gendered weddings and LGBTQIA identity and credentialing."