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After the AC

Most departing churches do not know right now whether they will be required to eat a mouse or an elephant to get out of the UMC.

At the AC

By Chuck Griffin LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C.—Many of us are here at the Holston Annual Conference, of course, “we” being clergy and lay members of the Wesleyan Covenant Association. From a traditional Methodist perspective, there’s probably not a lot that can be accomplished here. That’s… Continue Reading “At the AC”

Judicial Council Rules ‘No’

By Chuck Griffin, Holston WCA President The United Methodist Church’s Judicial Council has ruled whether an annual conference can vote to withdraw from the UMC and move to the GMC. In short, the answer is no—not without the General Conference first meeting and passing… Continue Reading “Judicial Council Rules ‘No’”

United in God

Here’s a link to a pertinent post from Methodist Life. There’s a reference in that item to decisions we must make soon as traditional Methodists. Our annual conference leaders continue to emphasize an onerous process for churches wanting to go to the Global Methodist… Continue Reading “United in God”

Special Circumstances

As a group, you are ready to vacate your church building.