Kathy Gilbert covered this morning’s vote on the elimination of guaranteed appointment for elders in good standing in the United Methodist Church. The way the vote happened – as part of adopting the consent calendar in the morning – took some delegates by surprise. A motion to reconsider the ministry study failed later in the morning, by a vote of 564 to 373. Kathy talked with me briefly this morning.
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Comparing plans headed to GC2020
This chart summarizes and compares proposals to General Conference 2020 about the future of The United Methodist Church. The chart does not include plans from individuals and may be updated after all legislation is published.
Church exit plan already in effect, court says
But the United Methodist Judicial Council has no ruling on Traditional Plan questions from bishops.