Clergywomen Numbers Increased Significantly in Two Decades, Sometimes Equaling Men

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Are UMC female clergy in trouble?

I suspect one could go to any church and find that the majority of those in the pews are female. Yet pulpits are quite another matter. Culturally, a male pastor remains the first choice for many. With the current emphasis on scriptural authority, UMC female clergy may find themselves in difficulty. We all know "that verse."

David 20 days ago


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