Human Sexuality

General Church
The Revs. Mike Slaughter (front) and Adam Hamilton speak in favor of legislation during the denomination's 2012 General Conference in Tampa, Fla. The two are part of Uniting Methodists, which is urging delegates at 2019 General Conference to delay until 2020 passing an exit plan for churches. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Group urges GC2019 to defer exit plans

The Uniting Methodists, an unofficial advocacy group, is urging delegates to refer all exit plan petitions to the 2020 General Conference.
Social Concerns
The Rev. James McCormick Photo courtesy of the Rev. McCormick.

Commentary: 'Be careful using the Bible'

A retired pastor feels it’s hard to cite scripture to oppose modern views on homosexuality when the Bible has been used to condone practices we now consider immoral.
General Conference
Illustration by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

Perspectives on a Way Forward

A panel discussion, streamed on February 6, featured speakers for each of the major plans proposed to the 2019 General Conference.
General Church
More than 2,500 people joined the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s gathering in November at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church and in 105 simulcast sites. The group is publicizing some of its plans for the immediate aftermath of the special General Conference. Photo by Kathy L. Gilbert, UMNS.

WCA details post-General Conference plans

Leaders of the unofficial traditionalist advocacy group have started publicizing plans for the immediate aftermath of the special General Conference.

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