Commission’s Legislative Proposals

Commission’s Legislative Proposals

The report of the Commission on a Way Forward and the related legislative proposals are now posted publicly on the Judicial Council website. Uniting Methodists strongly support the One Church Plan which the majority of both the Commission and the Council of Bishops...
Uniting Methodists Respond to the Judicial Council Decision

Uniting Methodists Respond to the Judicial Council Decision

The Judicial Council has ruled that ¶ 507 of The Book of Discipline 2016 presumptively allows any United Methodist group or person to submit a legislative petition for consideration at the called special session of General Conference scheduled for February 2019, but...
Review of “Bid Our Jarring Conflicts Cease”

Review of “Bid Our Jarring Conflicts Cease”

by Michael Nausner David Field’s book, Bid Our Jarring Conflicts Cease, borrows its title from a hymn by Charles Wesley that marks the direction of the entire text: the Wesleyan passion for the unity of the church amidst strife based on holiness. Starting from a...
A Hopeful Place to Stand

A Hopeful Place to Stand

by Allen T. Stanton When I talk to people about why I am involved in the Uniting Methodists movement, they often say that they too want a solution that will end the divisions in The United Methodist Church. They want a solution that is clear and compelling, and that...

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.

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