More than a quarter of the leaders who negotiated the proposed Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace through Separation say they can no longer support the proposal.
The Judicial Council has ruled, through Zoom sessions, on part of a spring 2020 docket postponed by COVID. The court issued decisions on three matters from the 2019 Michigan Annual… Continue Reading Top court will not rule on Protocol in advance
As legislative proposals continue on hold, the future of The United Methodist Church has lately been the subject of statements and opinion pieces from across the globe.
When United Methodist communicators around the globe voted on the most significant events in the denomination in 2020, COVID-19 and the grief it has caused was named the top story… Continue Reading COVID-19 top church story for 2020
On March 7, The Michigan Annual Conference became the 3rd annual conference to advance a petition, “Reconciliation and Grace through Separation and Restructuring.” The only U.S. conference to do so.
Members and guests of The Michigan Annual Conference will travel to Albion March 7 for a Yes-or-No vote on one General Conference petition. Here are the essential things to know… Continue Reading What to know about Albion Special Session
Liberia’s General Conference delegates are mandated to work for changes in the financial aspects of the Protocol and lower the percentage of votes needed for a conference to leave The… Continue Reading Liberians want changes in Protocol
AC members who gathered in Acme last May will gather again in Albion on March 7 for a special session. Under consideration is the forwarding of Protocol legislation on to… Continue Reading Register for Special Session by Mar. 2
A special session of the Michigan Annual Conference has been called on March 7th to consider forwarding Protocol legislation on to GC 2020. Members must be registered by March 2.
A Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace through Separation made global news on January 3. Legislation to enact it at GC2020 will be considered in Michigan and Sierra Leone in March.