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United Methodists of all theological and church political persuasions are making their stances known as the time to General Conference 2020 counts down, writes Heather Hahn. Read more

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The idea for a pre-conference orientation for Central Conference clergy and lay delegates originated with the General Secretaries Table (a group of chief executives of denominational agencies). Read more

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Vote on disaffiliation gets sharp scrutiny from members of the Judicial Council, who questioned the authority of the General Commission on the General Conference to conduct an investigation. Read more

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United Methodist layman Frank Holbrook offers his vision for what will happen if the United Methodist Church splits, or worse, splinters. Read more

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