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In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  John1:1

Websites & Articles of Reference


Global United Methodist Church

The Mission of the Global United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ who worship passionately, love extravagantly, and witness boldly. 

Wesleyan Covenant Association

The Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA) connects Spirit-filled, orthodox churches, clergy, and laity who hold to Wesleyan theology. It is an association of individuals and congregations who share a common understanding of our Wesleyan doctrine and a desire to become a vibrant, faithful, growing 21st century church.

South Carolina Chapter of the Wesleyan Covenant Association

Follow the SC Chapter of the Wesleyan Covenant Association on Facebook @southcarolinawca or by clicking the link above to visit their page.  This chapter is formed to serve the members of the South Carolina Annual Conference who feel called to uphold traditional views of Wesleyan Theology.

Free Methodist Church

FREE METHODISTS are first and foremost a Kingdom people. Yet throughout church history God has raised up distinct movements like ours to enrich the larger body of Christ. . . We call it The Free Methodist Way.

Friends to Preserve Belin

The goal of Friends to Preserve Belin is to provide Belin members and their families with the resources that they need to explore the theological differences within the United Methodist Church. We want to help members educate themselves so that they can form their own opinions on the future they want for Belin. We encourage you to view the resources compiled on this site and also to perform your own research to fully understand all of the issues. Only then can you make an informed decision as to what you believe is best for our church.

Buncombe Street UMC Way Forward Task Force

The objective of the Way Forward Task Force is to educate the congregation on the issues facing the United Methodist Church as they relate to Buncombe Street, and to facilitate a fair and open discourse so that members are informed. 

The Friends to Preserve Bumcombe Street

Local South Carolina Upstate UMC providing their congregation and other UM with the resources to explore the theological differences within the United Methodist Church and determine the path forward.

National Center for Life and Liberty 

The National Center for Life and Liberty is a non-profit legal organization that is assisting hundreds of traditional United Methodist Churches seeking a more equitable disaffiliation.

Good News

Since 1967, Good News has been the classical evangelical witness and ministry for renewal and reform within The United Methodist Church. Our mission is to lead all people within The United Methodist Church to the faithful and vibrant practice of orthodox Wesleyan Christianity. Good News is


Judicial Ruling on 2548.2

Article written by ​​​​​​​Thomas Lambrecht, United Methodist clergyperson and the vice president of Good News, about the UMC Judicial Council's ruling on whether Paragraph 2548.2 can be use for local churches to disaffiliate from the United Methodist Church Denomination.

People Need Jesus - UM Fallout: A Compendium

Members of Team Caffeine get informed analysis of what is happening in United Methodist world related to separation and the emerging shape of the next Methodism.

UMC.Org - What should United Methodist congregations know about disaffiliation?

With the postponement of the 2020 General Conference to 2024 and the announcement by the Wesleyan Covenant Association that it will launch the Global Methodist Church on May 1, 2022, we at Ask The UMC are receiving many more questions about disaffiliation. 

These questions have made it clear that there is a lot of confusion and misinformation in the church about this topic.

Institute on Religion and Democracy: The United Methodist Alternative Reality

Founded in 1981, the Institute on Religion and Democracy has been a voice for transparency, for renewal, and for Christian orthodoxy.

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