UMC Next participants will now fan out to their respective annual conferences to share some of the Leawood discussions and lead conversations on next steps.
United Methodists joined other people of faith to rally for the Equality Act’s passage by Congress, while media continue to document UMC’s internal struggle over LGBTQ inclusion.
A Colorado United Methodist communicator has gathered links to many annual conference petitions intended to resist the Traditional Plan.
Pacific-Northwest camping ministries pledges full inclusion of all people at its campus and in its activities.
The proliferation of secret meetings across the United Methodist Church show how rotten the institution has become, and what future path its members should seek, writes Cynthia B. Astle
An embattled Iowa clergywoman has resigned as a campus minister, while support grows for a Florida pastor facing charges for performing a same-sex wedding.
Chicago Bishop Sally Dyck addresses fears of disaffiliation plan and its deficiencies; Florida pastor faces charges for performing same-sex wedding.
Confirmands’ rejection of membership captures media; new book looks at UMC’s future; California congregation vows to keep welcoming all.
Another Ohio university declares resistance to heightened LGBTQ restrictions; a “unity” meeting gets criticism; and a New Jersey ad hoc coalition deplores and rejects GC2019 actions.
The four-page document from BWC’s Discipleship Council bases its declaration on parts of the church’s constitution and on historic Methodist documents.