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Council of Bishops Covenant of Accountability

A COVENANT OF ACCOUNTABILITY FOR THE COUNCIL OF BISHOPS Bishops of the church are spiritual leaders who are set apart by the church to lead with hope in our Savior and Redeemer Jesus Christ. The vows which each bishop affirmed at her or his consecration continue to guide and shape our ministry. We as a […]

A love letter to our church from your LGBTQI religious leaders

Originally posted by Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN), the letter below caused RMN’s website to crash due to an overload of traffic just hours after the letter’s release. Dear United Methodist Church, As we gather in Portland to begin the 10 day discernment of God’s leading for The United Methodist Church known as General Conference, we, […]

A Statement from the Evangelical Fellowship of West Ohio Regarding Acts of Ecclesial Dis-Obedience

On Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 10:30 AM, Rev. David Meredith, an elder in full-connection in the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church, was married to his long-time partner, Jim Schlachter, in a ceremony at the Broad Street United Methodist Church. You can read a Columbus Dispatch report of the ceremony here. Letters […]