After adecision that found the Rev. Amy DeLong guilty of one charge and not guilty of another, the church trial court began to hear presentations related to the possible penalties. Counsels for the church and for DeLong are expected to make final arguments in the morning. The jury will then begin deliberating. More information will be posted as soon as possible.
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Group of bishops calling for ‘deeper conversations’
Eight active and retired United Methodist bishops released a statement calling for the church to be open to new expressions of Methodist witness.
Bishops warned their funding imperiled
Church financial leaders sounded the alarm that if current trends persist, the Episcopal Fund will run out of money in five years.