United Methodists float plans to split denomination after LGBTQ vote

"The UMC’s General Conference 2020, to be held in May in Minneapolis, will consider the structure of what church leaders hope can be an amicable, and orderly, breakup of a worldwide church that is the second largest Protestant denomination in the United States." - RNS

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A United Methodist group has submitted legislation that would dissolve The United Methodist Church and form four new global denominations instead.

Birthing New Methodist Denominations — The New Expressions Worldwide N.E.W. Plan

  • Traditionalist Methodist Church, grounded in preserving traditionalism and biblical inerrancy.
  • Moderate Methodist Church, grounded in personal salvation, conversion, and missions.
  • Progressive Methodist Church, grounded in the social gospel.
  • Liberation Methodist Church, grounded in Gospel-centered, anti-colonial, and intersectional justice that intentionally empowers PoC+Q+T [people of color + queer + trans] people.