So, what’s up with Plan UMC?

Had the chance to sit down and talk with Sam Hodges of the United Methodist Reporter this morning about the compromise legislation on denominational restructure that’s being called Plan UMC.

The plan calls for a board that would replace the connectional table and “would force the agency heads to report to this board on how they’re doing to support vital congregations,” said Hodges.

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