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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). 



Notable Quotes   


    Bishop Kenneth L. Carder "Those who use hate-filled tactics to 'defend truth'" whether in politics or religion, betray the essence of truth. Truth and love are conjoined twins giving life to one another. They are heart and brain working in concert; severing them means death to both."

– Retired United Methodist Bishop Kenneth Carder on Facebook.


Grassroots UMC

  • Pastor Donates Kidney to Save Church Member

    "Elaine Holloway was told in January 2016 she needed a new kidney to survive, and that it could take up to five years to find a suitable donor for the Monticello woman," writes Steve Hoffman of the Piatt County Journal-Republican. "But less than a year after being placed on a national transplant list, a donor was found very close to home. In fact, he came from her own church's pulpit." Moved by the Holy Spirit, he says, the Rev. Jeff Bealmear, pastor of Monticello’s United Methodist Church, offered one of his kidneys and proved to be a match. more


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