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Connectional Table hosts 3rd human sexuality panel

Bishop says homosexuality important issue, but does not have significance to split denomination. read more »

by Heather Hahn
on February 16, 2015

A ‘3rd way’ out of impasse

Connectional Table task force discusses next steps

Final human sexuality panel featuring central conferences’ perspectives followed by discernment on mission, unity, baptismal identity. read more »

February 16, 2015

Praying for ‘conversion’ of UMC

Racism most pressing issue confronting denomination

Social-justice advocate says denomination needs to awaken to realities of 21st century to become relevant to needs of the world. read more »

by Gladys Mangiduyos
on January 09, 2015

Sexual orientation, gender identity discrimination

U.S. Labor Dept. announces final rule to protect workers

‘No one should live in fear of being fired or passed over or discriminated against at work simply because of who they are or who they love,’ Perez states. read more »

December 05, 2014

‘Not of 1 mind’

Bishops issue human-sexuality statement

Council acknowledges many contexts around world of denomination, calls United Methodists to prayer for each other, leaders. read more »

November 13, 2014

Supreme Court did not change Discipline

United Methodist laws on same-sex marriages remain

Virginia bishop encourages persons to ‘pray for each other, although we may have different opinions.’ read more »

by Bishop Young Jin Cho
on October 10, 2014

Human sexuality live stream event Nov. 1

Connectional Table seeks input, questions

Panelists contributed to ‘Finding our Way: Love & Law in the UMC.’ read more »

October 10, 2014

William McElvaney, social-justice advocate, dies at 86

President of Saint Paul School of Theology, Distinguished Alumnus at Perkins

‘Tireless prophet’ repeatedly took bold stands to lift up those who often most marginalized in society. read more »

by Sam Hodges
on September 02, 2014

Young United Methodists adopt petitions for General Conference

Overwhelmingly approve unity statement

Petition concerns include socially responsible investing, environment, human sexuality. read more »

August 15, 2014

How prevalent is clergy sexual misconduct?

‘Women by the Numbers’ releases report

General Commission on the Status & Role of Women surveys attitudes. read more »

by Erin Kane
on June 25, 2014

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