United Methodist Church Announces Proposal to Split Over Gay Marriage

January 9, 2020   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , ,

The United Methodist Church announced a proposal Friday to split the denomination over what it called “fundamental differences” regarding its beliefs on same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.

The proposal, signed by 16 church leaders from around the world, will be voted on at the church’s 2020 general conference in May. If passed, it would allow for a “traditionalist” denomination to separate from the United Methodist Church, the second largest Protestant denomination in the U.S., with more than 12 million members worldwide.

Currently, ordained pastors are not allowed to perform same-sex marriages, risking disciplinary action if they do, and “practicing” LGBTQ people also cannot become ordained pastors, according to the church’s book of discipline.

MORE: https://www.npr.org/2020/01/04/793614135/united-methodist-church-announces-proposal-to-split-over-gay-marriage

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2 Responses to “United Methodist Church Announces Proposal to Split Over Gay Marriage”

  1. Obviously the Methodist have not read Romans One. They are defying God’s Word. They will be so, so sorry when they stand before the Final Judge, Our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ. There is a major event looming on the horizon. The Judgment is nothing to sneer at. I feel so sorry for people who reject the Word. Eternity is a very long time. This life is just a whisper compared with eternity in hell. How awful that people ignore the Word and make such wrong decisions.