UMW a step closer to separate status

Today at General Conference, the General Administration Committee approved legislation that would establish United Methodist Women as a separate entity within the UMC.

With the committee hurdle cleared, the legislation moves to the full General Conference.

UMW has been part of the Board of Global Ministries. Making it separate is one of several proposals for restructuring the general agencies of the UMC – and one that has been far less controversial than most.



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