||Lighthouse Church hosts special service on marriage equality
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Pastor Jamie Frazier of Lighthouse Church of Chicago preached a sermon on marriage equality Oct. 3, 2013 at the church's new home, 1800 S. Prairie Avenue, in the Glessner House historic home.
Benjamin Reynolds of Illinois Unites spoke about the efforts to pass SB 10 in the state, and Chris Percy was there representing OFA-Illinois, which is also working on marriage equality here. Tracy Baim, co-chair of the March on Springfield for Marriage Equality Oct. 22 spoke about the plans for the march.
Video of the evening is available here: www.youtube.com/watch .
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