A jury suspended the Rev. Amy DeLong from ministerial duties for 20 days, beginning July 1, noting the time is to be used for "spiritual discernment."
DeLong,44, of Polk County, was convicted Wednesday of performing a 2009 same-sex wedding in Menominee in violation of United Methodist Church rules. Peace United Methodist Church in Kaukauna is hosting the trial.
The jury also ordered DeLong to draft a document outlining issues that harm United Methodist Church's clergy covenant with help of church leaders by January 1, 2012. That document is to be presented to the annual conference of the Wisconsin Conference of the United Methodist Church in summer 2012.
If DeLong does not meet that deadline, she will be suspended for one year, beginning in June 2012.
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