The educators’ association is dropping “United” from its name while still pushing the denomination to drop its anti-LGBTQ+ stances.
The South Central Jurisdiction is contending that SMU holds the title to its property in trust for the jurisdiction, just as local congregations hold title to their property in trust for their annual conferences.
One way or another, the Wesleyan Covenant Association plans to withdraw from The United Methodist Church and set up its own traditionalist denomination, say leaders of its fourth global gathering.
United Methodists joined some 100 pastors from North Texas who visited the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at conditions for asylum seekers and immigrants.
A group of centrists and progressives is offering a plan that would eliminate The United Methodist Church’s restrictions against LGBTQ ordination and same-sex weddings, while allowing local churches that disagree to depart and organize into new forms o…
An ad hoc group has come up with a proposal to separate The United Methodist Church into two denominations based on their respective stances regarding the acceptance of homosexual practice.
The results of the special called 2019 General Conference have led many annual conferences to withhold their “fair-share” contributions.
Bishop David Alan Bard of Michigan and Bishop Scott J. Jones of Texas think they’ve come up with a plan that would preserve connectional ministries but allow more freedom of theology and practice.
A long, emotional day of General Conference, with telling though not final votes, left those wanting fuller inclusion of LGBTQ people in The United Methodist Church admitting discouragement, writes Sam Hodges of United Methodist News Service.
A United Methodist Communications survey finds United Methodists are “focused on different ends” of the church’s mission statement, “To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”