The General Administration Legislative Committee, by a vote of 56 to 25, has just approved substituting Plan B for the Connectional Table’s petition on the Call to Action proposed restructure. At this point, that means Plan B is just the starting point of debate and will likely be changed by the committee. Plan B has already changed its original proposal to allow United Methodist Communications to remain separate (full disclosure: United Methodist News Service is part of United Methodist Communications. To see an overview of Plan B, visit www.umcplanb.org.
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Commentary: Grateful for gifts of LGBTQ in church
The Rev. Molly Vetter says that throughout her life, she has been blessed by the gifts of mentors and colleagues in ministry who are LGBTQ.
Communication at forefront of GC2019
Story of 'critical moment' for The United Methodist Church will be shared by a range of communicators, using everything from print to podcasts.
Commentary: Pacification or passion and prejudice
A retired clergyman reflects on what lessons the slavery debate at the 1840 and 1844 General Conferences might offer for the legislative assembly in St. Louis.