The response of parishioners to the bishop’s letter was low key at Saint Eustace Episcopal Church in Lake Placid.
“I think they’re just digesting it,” the Rev. Brock Baker said. “For our parish, it is not a great controversial issue for us. I think it will continue to be a topic.”
The future of marriage for gay and lesbian Episcopalians in the Diocese of Albany is uncertain.
“It’s too new right now,” the Rev. Colin Belton of Trinity Episcopal Church in Plattsburgh said. “There’s canon law we have to follow. Bishop Love has stated the diocesan position. That’s where we stand. It’s really too soon to say much more than that.”