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May 21, 2016
Knowing how eager many of you readers are for news, here is a non-comprehensive summary of key highlights from the 2016 General Conference of the United Methodist Church.
May 21, 2016
United Methodists have taken major steps toward affirming the sanctity of all human life during their denomination’s General Conference meeting this week in Portland.
May 20, 2016
Delegates at the UMC’s quadrennial General Conference in Portland, Oregon, voted for the denomination’s agencies to withdraw from RCRC.
May 19, 2016
United Methodists have voted to require church boards and agencies to withdraw immediately from an organization that advocates for abortion on demand.
May 11, 2016
The film “An Act of Love” chronicles the open defiance by Frank Schaefer of the United Methodist Church’s prohibitions against homosexual marriage.
May 10, 2016
Clinton says the BDS movement is “counterproductive to the pursuit of peace and harmful to Israelis and Palestinians alike.”
May 9, 2016
Methodist clergy engaged in a campaign of ecclesiastical disobedience for marrying same-sex couples could face a roadblock this month as the second-largest Protestant denomination in the United States gathers in Portland for a meeting of its top legislative body.
May 6, 2016
Claremont School of Theology promotes the spread of Islam in North America while doing little to train the next generation of clergy of the United Methodist Church.
April 27, 2016
“They have demonstrated a profound lack of personal integrity, by breaking their own word, and an extreme disrespect for the majority of United Methodists, who do not agree with their actions,” says UMAction Director John Lomperis.
March 28, 2016
We support the Covenantal Unity Plan to restore Christian discipline, accountability, and covenantal unity to the troubled United Methodist Church.