Last night as a part of the “Critical Decisions” session of GC2012, the Rev. Adam Hamilton, pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection and a member of the Interim Operations Team, led a report to the General Conference on the state of the church and their proposals for church restructuring. During that presentation, Twitter was alight with questions and concerns, many voiced by young clergy and laity. In response to that commentary, Rev. Hamilton called for a meeting of young clergy to address their concerns:
Mission and Ministry
Commentary: There is danger when there is gender imbalance
The role of all men and all women within The United Methodist Church is to be disciples who make more disciples, writes Gilbert C. Hanke of United Methodist Men.
Commentary: A simple majority is a foundation of sand
A simple majority vote at General Conference provides an unstable basis for denominational unity.
Ask The UMC: Does Christmas have roots in pagan beliefs?
A look at the long history of celebrating Christmas on December 25 and how the early church arrived at that date.