Factions in the United Methodist Church (UMC) have reached an initial settlement around its intractable division over LGBT marriage and ordination—offering $25 million to a group of conservative congregations who want to break away and form a new denomination.
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Friday, January 3, 2020
Methodists Agree to Split Denomination
The UMC may have finally reached a compromise. There’s broad support for a new plan to allow traditional marriage proponents to leave the UMC with $25 million in funding.