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Join Us for our Fall 2017 Meeting!(0)

October 19, 2017

Time to Take a Stand!
This weekend is our fall organizing meeting at Memorial UMC in White Plains on Sunday, October 22nd from 3-5pm. We will be electing new officers and developing our plans for the coming year, plus coming together in fellowship and mutual support in what can often feel like an overwhelming cause. Highlights will include a full report and discussion with the Queer Clergy Caucus.

This can feel like an overwhelming time for LGBTQ people. As I write this, Rev. David Meredith is being investigated after 30 […]

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Drew Theological School Responds to UMC Judicial Council

Drew University Theological School

Drew Theological School Responds to UMC Judicial Council.

29 April 2017

Dear Bishops, Members of the Judicial Council, and Members of the Commission on a Way Forward,

As the faculty and staff of Drew University Theological School, we write pained and in grief because of the recent rulings of the Judicial Council of the United Methodist Church. This statement is a response to those actions that bring into question the validity of the consecration to the episcopacy of our alumna, […]

MIND Statement on Judicial Council Ruling Against LGBTQI United Methodists

April 29, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
J. Michael Cobb, MIND Communications Director
203-512-1059

“No Matter What People Say: Decisions, Pronouncements On Me;
I Am A Child Of God!”

The spring 2017 meeting of the United Methodist Judicial Council has ruled that the consecration of an openly gay bishop violates church law.

Methodists In New Directions (MIND) has released the following statement in response to this and additional Judicial Council statements on LGBTQI clergy and laity:

“The United Methodist Judicial Council has spoken and its rulings against LGBTQI persons […]

An Open Letter to the UMC from the United Methodist Queer Clergy Caucus

Click here to sign and express your support

Click here to read the press release about the letter.

 

April 16, 2017, Easter Sunday

Dear United Methodist Church,

In a week, our Judicial Council will be called into session to decide on the worthiness of the ministries and lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, Questioning and Intersex (LGBTQI) clergy persons who have been examined, voted upon, and overwhelmingly affirmed by faithful United Methodist clergy and laity. These cases stem from questions of legality and […]


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