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General Conference 2000

A longtime United Methodist social justice advocate challenges the organizer of talks about Methodism's future to step up to the risk of fully including LGBTQ people in the denomination without allowing exceptions. Read more

Perspectives 4 Comments

GC2000 Protest

UMNS File Photo by John C. Goodwin

Looking at petitions and pre-General Conference essays, statements and actions, the Rev. Gary Keene finds today's atmosphere looks a lot like the 2000 General Conference in Cleveland, Ohio. Read more

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GC2000 Protest

UMNS File Photo by John C. Goodwin

Two clergymen who were arrested demonstrating for LGBTQ inclusion at the 2000 General Conference say the "hateful music" of discrimination continues to taint The United Methodist Church. Read more

Advocating Justice 3 Comments