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Deadline is Friday to register for Clergy Orders Gathering

Sept. 17, 2018 “The Way Forward: Giving Leadership to Difficult Conversations” is the theme of the 2018 Fall Clergy Orders Gathering, scheduled for Oct. 30, 2018, in the South Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. The gathering will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Union United Methodist Church, 7582 Woodrow St., Irmo. …

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UM bishops name 32 Way Forward commission members

From: United Methodist Communications WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Methodist Council of Bishops has announced the membership of the Commission on a Way Forward. “After three months of diligent and prayerful discernment, we have selected 8 bishops, 11 laity, 12 elders and 1 deacon to serve on the commission,” said Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president …

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GC2016: UMC approves ‘way forward’ for church amid divisiveness over sexuality

By Jessica Brodie PORTLAND, Ore.—United Methodists now have a new way forward when it comes to uniting The United Methodist Church on human sexuality and other divisive matters. General Conference voted 428-405 May 18 to approve a proposal by the Council of Bishops, “An Offering for a Way Forward.” The plan recommends that General Conference …

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