By Chuck Griffin, Holston WCA President If you’re a traditional Holston-area Methodist who has kept up with news of the United Methodist Church the last few weeks, you may have a sense that time is running short for churches to depart the UMC for… Continue Reading “That Dangerous Waiting Game”
Churches within the Holston Conference have formed a coalition to explore what legal options might be available.
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.
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’”
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”