Friends,      The Transitional Leadership Council (TLC) of the Global Methodist Church (www.globalmethodist.org) has been hard at work preparing for its legal formation and beginning of operations. The TLC continues to meet almost weekly doing the work necessary to ensure that the GM Church is ready to launch. A complete listing of the members … Continue Reading

Mt. Bethel Responds to Bishops Move to Close its Doors and Seize its Assets

Statement by Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Regarding North Georgia Conference UMC Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson’s Move to Close Mt. Bethel UMC’s Doors and Seize its Assets July 13, 2021 Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson of the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church continues to escalate a crisis of her own making at Cobb County’s Mt. Bethel United Methodist … Continue Reading

Remembering our First Love

By Leah Hidde-Gregory “But you walked away from your first love—why?” Revelation 2:4 (The Message) Several weeks ago at a gathering of district superintendents, a colleague asked what I thought the biggest issue was facing The United Methodist Church. Without hesitation, I ticked off one issue I did not think was our biggest problem: our dispute … Continue Reading

Resource: Why the Wesleyan Covenant Association Supports the “Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace through Separation”

Many WCA members and friends have requested a resource that briefly clarifies the main terms of the “Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace through Separation” and explains why the WCA supports its adoption. The following webpage and two-page document can be printed and shared in church worship bulletins, distributed at church council meetings, administrative board meetings, … Continue Reading