The decision to allow same-sex blessings did not surprise St. James Episcopal Reverend John Mark Wiggers.
"Our church was moving in this direction for a while and so I expected this to happen, that we would approve a rite of same-sex blessing," he said.
He said the church's evolution has also impacted whether some of it members stay loyal to its teachings.
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