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North Central Jurisdiction

Bishops of United Methodism's North Central Jurisdiction issued a statement encouraging clergy and laity to trust that "God's spirit is at work" with delegates to the special 2019 General Conference. Read more

A Way Forward 2 Comments

General and Jurisdictional delegates from the North Central Jurisdiction have joined other U.S. United Methodists in calling for a moratorium on clergy charges and trials on issues related to anti-LGBTQ stances. Read more

UMC Future

Bishops of United Methodism's North Central Jurisdiction issued a statement encouraging clergy and laity to trust that "God's spirit is at work" with delegates to the special 2019 General Conference. Read more

A Way Forward 2 Comments

North Central Jurisdiction delegates meet to build relationships in advance of the special 2019 General Conference on United Methodist unity. Read more

A Way Forward

NCJ Appeals Committee

Photo by Kathy L. Gilbert, UMNS

A jurisdictional appeals committee has sent complaints against the Rev. David Meredith, a gay pastor who married his longtime partner, back to the West Ohio Conference for another proceeding. Read more

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David Meredith Appeal

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The North Central Jurisdiction Committee on Appeals has 20 days to decide if the West Ohio process rightly dismissed two charges against the Rev. David Meredith, a gay pastor who married his longtime companion in 2016. Read more

Ordained Ministry

NCJ Women Bishops

Photo Courtesy of Bishop Laurie Haller

Bishop Laurie Haller of Iowa pays tribute to the leadership of retired Bishop Judith Craig, whose wisdom applies to today's United Methodist conflicts. Read more

Ordained Ministry