Following the decision of the General Conference not to modify paragraph 161.F of the Book of Discipline, which relates to matters of Human Sexuality, supporters of a more inclusive church gathered around the table in the center of the plenary floor. Candles were burning. Crackers symbolizing Communion elements were on the worship table. In song and word the several hundred witnesses called for a more open church.
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Mississippi church property dispute settled
The Mississippi Conference and a Louisville, Mississippi, congregation settled a 2-year lawsuit filed after most of the congregation voted to leave The United Methodist Church.
Enforced COVID-19 isolation recalls days in prison
The Rev. Thomas Kim reflects on how the enforced isolation recalls his time in prison. While that isolation is hard to take, he writes that it is nearly impossible to take the racism and xenophobia aimed at Asian Americans.
Voice of Hope radio extends reach in Côte d’Ivoire
Bishop Boni announced the news of a new frequency in Abengourou during a celebration of the radio station’s 10th anniversary.