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UMR Poll: US response to Syrian refugees

In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris, a debate has emerged in the U.S. about whether refugees from Syria should be allowed to enter the country. While United Methodist teaching embraces welcoming the stranger, there are many (based on comments on this site and the UMR Facebook page) who seem to think that […]

UMR Poll: Should annual conferences sue to retain church property?

In the past couple of weeks there have been two congregations that have opted to leave the United Methodist Church and form their own non-affiliated congregations. In one case, the conference negotiated with the congregation to come to an agreement in which the congregation was able to stay in their building. In another from earlier […]

UMR Poll: Should UM churches support or oppose gay scout leaders?

How do you think that UM congregations should respond to the decision by the Boy Scouts of America to allow gay scout leaders?