Author: Mainstream UMC The Western Jurisdiction Mission Team just endorsed the One Church Plan. You can read it here. This is significant because they did not endorse the “Simple Plan” which is a plan preferred by many progressives. The lines of demarcation at the 2019 General Conference will not be between “progressives” and “conservatives.” The line of demarcation will be between the … [Read more...] about Why the Western Jurisdiction Mission Team endorsement matters?
Archived blog articles written before the 2019 General Conference.
By: Mark Holland The United Methodist Church is the closest it has been to fracture since the Civil War. We have engaged in over forty years of contentious struggle around human sexuality with no resolution. The 2016 General Conference voted for a new path. The Conference voted to table all legislation related to human sexuality and asked the Council of Bishops to come up with a plan. The … [Read more...] about Campaign to Pass the One Church Plan