gracious exit

The Council of Bishops has asked the Judicial Council to rule on the "disaffiliation" plan adopted by the 2019 General Conference that would allow congregations to take their property if they leave the denomination. Read more

The Traditional Plan heads for a vote by the entire General Conference plenary vote on Tuesday, along with two exit plans. However, the One Church Plan was voted down by a margin of about 50 votes. Read more


The clause that says churches hold their property "in trust" for the denomination goes all the way back to John Wesley, writes Kathy L. Gilbert. Read more

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