Tag: United Methodist Church

Methodists edge toward breakup over LGBT policies

Under one scenario, many centrists and liberals would leave en masse to form a new denomination — a potentially complex endeavor. There’s at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America’s largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex […]

Methodists Fear Split as Denomination Reaches Homosexuality Impasse

Leaders of the United Methodist Church will gather in Florida on Wednesday to discuss church business; the church’s stance on homosexuality will likely be a hot button issue. The issue has been an area of discussion in the congregation for 10 years, but recent events have lead some members to fear a schism as the denomination […]