In Monday morning action the General Conference turned town a proposal to create a position that had become known as a “set-aside” Bishop. Approval would have given the president of the Council of Bishops an opportunity to devote full-time attention to that leadership position without an annual conference assignment and responsibilities.
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The Book of Discipline unites us as a church
As a new United Methodist, the Rev. Stephen Mannion is amazed by the current level of discord and advises adhering to the laws that define the denomination.
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.