News about UMC and Human Sexuality

A press release was issued on behalf of a United Methodist mediation team, comprised of clergy and laity, proposing a way to address the impasse within the denomination regarding matters of human sexuality. Visit the conference website and read the release – and the links contained within it – to gain a full understanding of what is being proposed. Website link.

General Conference is the only body that can set official policy and speak for the denomination.  Policy decisions will be made at General Conference, which meets May 5-15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

View and listen to the EOC GC 2020 Information Forum on the Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace through Separation: https://www.eocumc.com/gc/GC2020infoforum.html. Please note that because we opened the livestream window early, the presentation begins at 19:50, so please drag the timeline cursor at the bottom of the video to that point. You can also view and download the Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) sheet distributed at this morning’s information forum at https://www.eocumc.com/gc/_pdf/GC2020_ProtocolFAQ-2.pdf.

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