Three amendments ratified

Two other possible amendments — promoting women’s equality and inclusion in the church — fell short of required votes.

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Bishop Bard comments

Bishop David A. Bard comments on the recommendation made May 4th by the Council of Bishops.

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Way Forward update

Members of four international church leadership bodies offer thoughts about possible church futures.

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Members of Commission announced

A theologically diverse group has been named to chart ‘A Way Forward’ for The United Methodist Church.

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Bishops move nominations forward

Twenty-nine persons have been notified of their nomination to the commission on A Way Forward.

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Evangelical group launches

With some 1,800 people in attendance, the new Wesleyan Covenant Association officially launched Oct. 7.

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Bishops overrule resolutions

Bishops ‘rulings on resolutions regarding human sexuality go on to the Judicial Council.

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Bishops focus on vitality

United Methodist Council of Bishops to focus on building strong and vital congregations.

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Evangelical group takes shape

A newly formed orthodox group faces questions about its purpose as The UMC’s homosexuality debate moves ahead.

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Steps on Way Forward

The Council of Bishops’ Executive Committee has approved a framework for implementing the Commission on a Way Forward.

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