(RNS) — The dismissal of the case, several bishops and other leaders say, makes an unfounded distinction between personal behavior and political actions.
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(RNS) — Court documents are giving United Methodists the first peek at proposed plans to avoid a split in the second-largest Protestant denomination in the United States.
(RNS) — More than 600 United Methodist clergy and laypeople have signed a formal denominational complaint against fellow United Methodist Attorney General Jeff Sessions, condemning his role in the Trump administration's border policy.
EVANSTON, Ill. (RNS) — A decision this week by the United Methodist Church Judicial Council hints at what the denomination’s 2019 special session on sexuality will look like. And it has some worried the session could become bogged down in the same...
(RNS) — United Methodists have expressed both concerns and hope after bishops endorsed a plan last week that would allow individual pastors and regional bodies to decide whether to perform same-sex weddings and ordain or call LGBT people as clergy.
CHICAGO (RNS) — United Methodist bishops endorsed a plan that would allow individual pastors and regional bodies to decide whether to perform same-sex weddings and ordain or call LGBT people as clergy.
(RNS) — Gluten or no gluten — the difference is theological.
(RNS) The denomination's first openly gay bishop says the muddled ruling shows 'we are not of one mind when it comes the role of LGBTQI people in the life and ministry of the United Methodist Church.'
(RNS) But the United Methodist Church’s first openly gay bishop 'remains in good standing.'
(RNS) "We are now large enough to spit in God's face," McKibben says of the human race. "And we are."
(RNS) At last year's meeting in Portland, Ore., United Methodists voted to defer all decisions about human sexuality to a specially appointed commission and left the door open for a special session.
(RNS) The Rev. Cynthia Meyer began serving as interim pastor on the first Sunday of Advent in late November at Central United Church of Christ in Topeka, Kan.
NEW YORK (UMNS) A group of United Methodist clergywomen created #wepraywithher to join a larger devotional project for the U.S. presidential candidate and honor women who have broken glass ceilings for them.
(RNS) The United Methodist Church is hoping to prevent a schism in the wake of Bishop Karen Oliveto’s July election to lead the denomination’s Western Jurisdiction.
I was not saying: "I hope that the volcano erupts, and hot molten lava washes over you."