Grace as opposed to pleasantness, harm as opposed to discomfort, and a graceful way to hold a church gathering accountable to harm done.
Traditionalists have operated a parallel, shadow alternative to The United Methodist Church for decades, funded by diverted funds and gifts, and now they have another fund to continue to do the same in Africa.
I received the following press release (the organizers are clergy colleagues in my annual conference) and thought I would promote it! Clear your calendars for the afternoon/evening of Pentecost and gather a community watch and worship party! === PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW GLOBAL ONLINE METHODIST WORSHIPPING COMMUNITY FOR AND BY LGBTQIA+ PEOPLERead More
The lack of the word “practicing” in official UM Polity betrays a decades-long campaign to legislate gay people out of the church completely.