The Commission on a Way Forward

Jul 26, 2016 by

The Council of Bishops Executive Committee’s July 19-20 meeting in Chicago devoted much of its agenda to finalizing plans for launching the Commission on a Way Forward. The full Council had previously referred the design and implementation of the...

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The Confessing Movement

Jul 19, 2016 by

Has Called on the Council of Bishops to Act Immediately Regarding the State of the Church. We will provide updates as they become available.

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PRESS RELEASE

Jul 16, 2016 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONFESSING MOVEMENT STATEMENT INDIANAPOLIS, IN, July 16, 2016 –   It is with pain and sadness that The Confessing Movement has noted what appears to be the unraveling of The United Methodist Church.  Unfortunately, a...

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COB President Addresses Western Jurisdiction Episc...

Jul 16, 2016 by

United Methodist Council of Bishops FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2016 Peoria, Ill.:  Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, issued the following statement regarding the results of today’s Episcopal election at...

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Western Jurisdiction elects Karen Oliveto as bisho...

Jul 16, 2016 by

By Kathy L. Gilbert July 15, 2016 | SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (UMNS) The Rev. Karen Oliveto, senior pastor of Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco, has been elected as the first openly lesbian United Methodist bishop by delegates at the Western...

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