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Ogletree: Change UM church law regarding homosexuality

By Thomas Ogletree, Special Contributor… As a lifelong United Methodist, an ordained elder in the New York Conference, and a scholar specializing in theological and social ethics, I am profoundly grateful for the efforts of Reconciling Ministries Network (RMN), their affiliate Methodists in New Directions (MIND), and similar organizations, to foster marriage equality for LGBT […]

Planting seeds – Exhibit depicts Drew’s role in spreading Methodism to Korea

In 1885, Henry Appenzeller, a recent graduate of Drew Theological Seminary, arrived in Korea with his wife, Ella, and began work as the first Methodist Episcopal Church missionary to the country. Methodism is a strong presence in Korea today, and Drew’s ties to the country remain strong too. The Drew University Library recently installed an […]