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The Rev. Sungho Lee.  Photo courtesy of the Rev. Sungho Lee.

Commentary: The best scenario for the Korean church

Adding a graceful exit clause to the Book of Discipline would be the best way to keep the denomination together, one of the leaders of a Korean American pastors' group writes.
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Bishops and leaders of the United Methodist Korean Caucus gather to discuss the current issues of the special General Conference. The meeting took place Dec. 2 at Calvary Korean United Methodist Church in East Brunswick, N.J. Photo by Thomas Kim, UMNS.

Korean United Methodists and bishops struggle to find a way forward

Bishops hear concerns from Korean United Methodists about the One Church Plan.
Social Concerns
Delegates and guests sing during closing worship at the Roundtable for Peace on the Korean Peninsula at Grace United Methodist Church in Atlanta. Front row, from left are: Bishop John Higon Eun, American Conference of the Korean Methodist Church; the Rev. Chongho James Kim, First United Methodist Church of Flushing, N.Y.; the Rev. Kim Sei Hwan, Korean Church of Atlanta United Methodist Church; and Bishop Hee-Soo Jung, Wisconsin Conference of The United Methodist Church. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

Finding new urgency in quest for peace in Korea

Methodist-led gathering of religious leaders in Atlanta sees both optimism and urgency in efforts to end 70-year division on Korean Peninsula.
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The Alternative Plan Task Force, the Central Committee and the executive committee of the Korean Association of the United Methodist Church pray together at a joint meeting held in August 2-3, 2018. Photo by Thomas Kim, UMNS

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.

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