United Methodists

107 Florida congregations leaving UMC to join new conservative church network amid LGBT debate

"The Florida chapter of the Wesleyan Covenant Association, a theologically conservative Methodist group, announced Tuesday that 107 churches in the state had 'chosen to initiate the process to depart the Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church.'" - C.Post

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Global Methodist Church Launches, Though African Leaders Wait to Join

"Launching on May 1, the new denomination plans to uphold traditional, conservative Wesleyan theology but run on a lighter, leaner infrastructure that emphasizes grassroots accountability and ministry connections." - C.Today

Related: Virginia church leaving UMC over LGBT debate, joining theologically conservative network

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United Methodists reschedule meeting — and decision on splitting — again

"The United Methodist Church has once again postponed its quadrennial meeting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, delaying further a widely anticipated vote by delegates from across the globe on a proposal to split the denomination over the inclusion of LGBTQ members." - BPNews

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