Called to be a unifying, clarifying voice in a divided conversation & polarized culture*

New Ways for Making Room for All

The Uniting Methodists movement is animated by a vision of The United Methodist Church as a body of faithful disciples who are united in their commitment to the primacy of scripture, the historic affirmations of the Christian faith in the Wesleyan tradition, and the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

The actions in St. Louis ignited a strong and widespread reaction of concern and rejection of the punitive measures adopted at the Special Session of General Conference. As a result, we need a different way of sharing in common mission wherever and whenever we can, but also for ordering ministry in ways that better reflect the calling and commitments of people with contrasting understandings.

 

An outpouring of support since General Conference:

In Support of the Next Generation UMC Proposal

Since its inception in 2017, the Uniting Methodists movement has remained steadfast in its commitment to seeking and building unity among the many diverse groups who hold competing visions of the future for The United Methodist Church. Consistent with those values and...

Methodist Slime, Scum, Sloths and Slugs

by James C. Howell I’m one who has urged us United Methodists to be generous listeners, and full of love and respect even when we disagree strongly on homosexuality or other issues. I’m one who is mortified when politicians are ugly toward one another, with vicious...

New Ways for Making Room for All

The Uniting Methodists movement is animated by a vision of The United Methodist Church as a body of faithful disciples who are united in their commitment to the primacy of scripture, the historic affirmations of the Christian faith in the Wesleyan tradition, and the...

Faithful Minnesota United Methodists Speak Out

by Rev. Carol Zaagsma Soon after the Special Session of General Conference 2019, a group of clergy and laity gathered with the common belief that the Traditional Plan does great harm to the witness of The United Methodist Church. Minnesota Methodists was created as a...

Uniting Methodists is a movement rather than an organization. As a movement we are striving for greater inclusion and genuine representation in pursuit of shared goals. The statements found on this website represent our current consensus about important questions before the church. We invite suggestions, critique, and engaging conversations from persons across the UMC. The Uniting Methodists Leadership Team views this work as iterative and certain to be added to and enhanced over time.

* Uniting Methodists is a not-for-profit movement made up of members of The United Methodist Church and is not associated in any way with Room for All, Inc., an LGBTQ advocacy organization in the Reformed Church in America.

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