MN: 70 United Methodist ministers pledge to join same-sex couples in holy matrimony

By: Tuesday June 7, 2011 12:51 am

With the ongoing debate within the United Methodist Church (UMC) over its problematic “Position on Homosexuality“, and the recent news that an anti-equality marriage amendment will be on the ballot in Minnesota in 2012, Rev. Bruce Robbins decided to speak out.   Robbins is pastor of Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church in Minneapolis.  Hennepin belongs [...]

Leadership through listening: Rev. Dr.Melvin Woodworth, First United Methodist Church of Tacoma, WA

By: Wednesday January 26, 2011 8:45 pm

With about 8 million members in the United States and 3.5 million more in Africa, Asia and Europe, the United Methodist Church is the second largest Protestant denomination in the United States. Like many denominations, UMC continues to experience painful internal conflict with respect to its treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) members [...]

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