The Return of the Local Option

A plan has recently emerged to preserve the unity of the UMC. I encourage you to read it carefully and prayerfully. The proposal begins by diagnosing a very serious problem in our denomination: we have reached an impasse on matters related to “self-avowed, practicing homosexual” people. The proposal then offers a potential solution which I…

Hey UM’s…. Is your annual conference on board with this decision of the 2012 General Conference?

At the 2012 General Conference, the following legislation passed with 870 votes for an 33 votes against:¬†Disability Awareness as AC Theme (20472-CO-Non-Dis)Each Conference shall designate that at least one Annual Conference session during the 2013-2016 quadrennium will have a theme centered on Disability Awareness to set an example for each District and Local Church.¬†¬†Resources and…