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In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John1:1
News Articles concerning the United Methodist Denomination
Bishops gather to discuss future of The United Methodist ChurchIn the midst of ongoing challenges related to Covid-19 and church disaffiliations, the Council of Bishops will meet August 22-26, 2022, to discuss the future of The United Methodist Church, prepare for new bishops to be elected later this year, and address other timely topics related to their ongoing work.
Bishops discern ways for churches choosing to separate from UMC; seek court's guidance on Jurisdictional ConferencesThe Council of Bishops in the March 15 called meeting discerned pathways for churches choosing disaffiliation and separation. They also seeking guidance from the Judicial Council on authority to call Jurisdictional Conferences this year.