Fred Brewington (New York, USA, lay) called on delegates to the General Conference “not to cause pain, not to do harm” by the decisions them make about human sexuality. “We must now take it to heart that there is a claim by our brothers and sisters who are gay and lesbian and transgender that there is pain that they suffer…when we stand and refer to our brothers and sisters as being unholy we do harm…I pray that we come to our senses so that we don’t have to stand and say forgive me for causing you pain…”
Commentary: Church turns to crowdfunding
A retired pastor who volunteers with a church that was overwhelmed by a multi-million dollar building project believes the church has found a path to resurrection.
Korean United Methodists choose prayer over plans
Before the Special General Conference in February 2019, the Korean Association of The United Methodist Church urges the church to pray and work for unity.