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Baptists praise UMC reversal on abortion

PORTLAND, Ore. (BP) — Southern Baptist leaders hailed the United Methodist Church’s (UMC) reversal of its support for abortion rights at its latest conference — a step taken by the Southern Baptist Convention decades before. Delegates to the UMC’s General … Continue reading

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Breaking News — UMC votes to uphold statement that gay relationships are ‘incompatible with Christian teaching’

United Methodists meeting in Tampa voted to uphold their statement that gay relationships are “incompatible with Christian teaching,” and they’re scheduled to take up the dilemma of same-sex blessings today as they wrap things up. Two “agree to disagree” proposals … Continue reading

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Breaking News — United Methodists reject resolutions regarding Israeli occupation of Palestine

United Methodists twice rejected resolutions May 2 that called for the denomination to divest from companies accused of contributing to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. Neither vote was particularly close, with about two-thirds of the 1,000 delegates gathered in … Continue reading

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