Frank Schaefer, according to
the Philadelphia Enquirer held matrimonial services for his gay sons wedding. Even though the Methodist Book of Discipline is very clear in forbidding this type of wedding ceremony, the pastor
stated that he tried to follow Gods command to minister to all, suggested the Philadelphia Enquirer. The only problem with that, the church officials of Americas largest Protestant denomination
begged to differ. In fact, the errant minister was brought up on charges by the church hierarchy even though the church itself has accepted lesbian and gay members in its congregations. Rev
Schaefer stepped over the line and apparently decided to push the churchs moral envelope in deciding on a church trial instead of simply agreeing to not engage in the forbidden practice
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The company said its current-quarter profit margins would also be hit by a switch toward cheaper, off-the-shelf clothing that fetches lower prices than its customized wedding dresses.
LightInTheBox forecast fourth-quarter revenue within a range of $75 million to $77 million, below the average analyst estimate of $83.1 million. LightInTheBox's apparel business delivers the
biggest profit margins for the company. But sales from that portion of the business - only the second-biggest revenue contributor - fell 8 percent in the third quarter ended Sept. 30.
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