Many United Methodist conferences meeting across the United States this summer had passionate discussions about the future of the denomination.
Will the denomination act toward schism or splinter? The author says it’s still too soon to tell what might happen. He urges careful consideration of consequences.
Council of Bishops asks the Judicial Council, UMC’s top court, to rule on five questions related to the Traditional Plan.
U.S. annual conferences elected more delegates opposed to the Traditional Plan, but traditionalists estimate they still have the majority overall for General Conference 2020.
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.