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The United Methodist Church officially opposes the death penalty: "We believe the death penalty denies the power of Christ to redeem, restore and transform all human beings." (The Social Principles, Book of Discipline). 



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    "The Judicial Council’s work compellingly shows that our denomination is in schism and has been for some years and if we really want to heal this schism, then (dare I say it?) we have to back up and try our best to answer basic questions. What is it, actually, that unites United Methodists? ...  If doctrines do not define church, then we don’t know our identity or mission. If we don’t know our identity and mission, we will never be able to agree on what constitutes appropriate or inappropriate behavior and we will never be able to exercise meaningful accountability."

– The Rev. Steven Rankin, in a post "Judicial Council Proves We're Already in Schism"

Grassroots UMC

  • Pie Auction Raises More Than $3,500 to Feed Elderly

    Ten flavorful pies auctioned Sept. 2 at Hubbard United Methodist Church will help the Park Rapids Meals on Wheels program serve nutritious food to area seniors, reported Lorie Skarpness of the Park Rapids (Minn.) Enterprise. About 200 people attended the auction. The $3,575 raised will provide almost 900 meals at the suggested donation rate of $4 per meal. more


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