Traditionalist advocates recently met with United Methodist bishops from Africa, Europe and the Philippines to discuss the denomination’s future.
The Council of Bishops began its spring meeting May 6 amid conversations around the denomination about possibly splitting the church.
Rulings by Judicial Council on actions of the 2019 General Conference have some church members celebrating and some moving on.
Bishop David Bard describes the recent rulings of the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church and outlines possible next steps between now and the 2020 General Conference in Minneapolis.
The United Methodist Church’s top court meets April 23-26 to review the Traditional Plan and an exit plan adopted by the special 2019 General Conference.
Directors of the Board of Global Ministries express pain over the divide that has occurred since the special General Conference.
Those supporting the Traditional Plan say the vote was the best way forward, but it’s not a time for celebration.
Clergy from across The Michigan Conference filled the sanctuary of Midland First UMC last Saturday. It was a time of worship, witness and listening.
Headline-making decisions by the legislative body of The United Methodist Church will be reviewed next month by the top court.
Passage of the Traditional Plan by GC 2019 prompted both joy and grief among young adults present in St. Louis.