Non-conformity, far from being just about protest, creates space for transformation within The United Methodist Church–and may be our only hope.
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A guest essay explores the root of anti-LGBTQ sentiment and applies a feminist critique to The United Methodist Church.
Three legislative items passed the Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church at their annual meeting in mid-June 2016 that together cast a vision for the future of United Methodism.
A call for a moratorium on LGBTQ-related offenses in The UMC will lead to healing and hope for our divided Church.
GC2016 was not a “takeover” but rather exposed the continued governing disfunction of decades of conservative control.
while we are the largest denomination in the world that ordains women, we are not doing as well as we could be in caring for lay and clergy women alike.
Life continues in a patchwork fashion across United Methodism…we have a lot of work to do.
As we continue our guest posts related to General Conference 2016, here’s a reflection seeking what God is calling the two factions within United Methodism to be.
What will keep us from being perpetually locked in the iron cage death match that has become of our General Conference gatherings?
Three denominations who have already achieved a level of LGBTQ equality within their traditions have written letters in support of The United Methodist Church during its General Conference as they discuss LGBTQ inclusion as well.