UM Insight -- Issues

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Name: UM Insight -- Issues
Date registered: March 28, 2012
URL: http://um-insight.net/issues-section/index.rss

Latest posts

  1. Issues: Schaefer Case Appealed to Judicial Council — July 25, 2014
  2. Issues: Why Honduran Children Are Coming to the United States — July 23, 2014
  3. Issues: The Benefits of a Global UMC Perspective on the U.S. Immigration Crisis — July 23, 2014
  4. Issues: College’s LGBT Exemption Request Spurs New England Conference Concerns — July 21, 2014
  5. Issues: IRD Agrees not to Use Church Mailing List Info — July 19, 2014

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  1. Issues: IRD Angers Ex-UMR Subscribers with ‘Renegade Bishop’ Mailing — 2 comments
  2. Issues: Conferences Voice Growing Support for Gays — 2 comments

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Jul 25 2014

Issues: Schaefer Case Appealed to Judicial Council

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/schaefer-case-appealed-to-judicial-council/


The Eastern Pennsylvania Conference has appealed the reinstatement of the Rev. Frank Schaefer, defrocked for officiating at his gay son's wedding, to the Judicial Council.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/07/schaefer-case-appealed-to-judicial-council/

Jul 23 2014

Issues: Why Honduran Children Are Coming to the United States

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/why-honduran-children-are/


The superintendent of the United Methodist mission in Honduras tells of the conditions that are compelling unaccompanied children to see a new life in the United States.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/07/why-honduran-children-are-coming-to-the-united-states/

Jul 23 2014

Issues: The Benefits of a Global UMC Perspective on the U.S. Immigration Crisis

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/the-benefits-of-a-global/


Prof. David W. Scott looks at the benefits that United Methodists gain from having people "on the ground" around the world who can bring an international perspective to U.S. crises such as immigration.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/07/the-benefits-of-a-global-umc-perspective-on-the-u-s-immigration-crisis/

Jul 21 2014

Issues: College’s LGBT Exemption Request Spurs New England Conference Concerns

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/college%27s-anti-gay-exemption-request-spurs-new-england-confe/


The New England Annual Conference is actively seeking a new location for its yearly sessions after the president of its longtime site, Gordon College, requested a religious exemption from President Obama's order barring LGBT workplace discrimination.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/07/colleges-lgbt-exemption-request-spurs-new-england-conference-concerns/

Jul 19 2014

Issues: IRD Agrees not to Use Church Mailing List Info

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/ird-agrees-not-to-use-church-mailing-list-info/


The Institute for Religion & Democracy reaches an out-of-court settlement with the North Texas Annual Conference over a mailing list it purchased from the now-defunct UMR Communications.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/07/ird-agrees-not-to-use-church-mailing-list-info/

Jul 17 2014

Issues: Church Seeks to Meet Needs in Border Crisis

Original post at http://um-insight.net/issues-section/church-seeks-to-meet-needs-of/


The extent of needs among unaccompanied, undocumented immigrant children is staggering United Methodist leaders as they try to meet the youngsters' humanitarian needs.

Permanent link to this article: http://methoblog.com/3_0/2014/07/church-seeks-to-meet-needs-in-border-crisis/

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