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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Achieving inclusion: Break barriers, build bridges
It’s time to meet and accept people where they are, not where we think they ought to be, writes a Korean clergywoman.
Exiting congregations face hefty price tag
U.S. conferences are calculating how much a church must pay if it leaves under legislation approved by General Conference 2019. The big cost will be pensions.
Son's vote for peace set his father's killers free
Those who remember “the troubles,” fear the effect of Brexit on more than two decades of still-fragile peace in Ireland.