UMC Homosexuality News

I don’t understand Methodism well enough to know how this matters, or how this represents a “compromise,” but the UMC Connectional Table recently voted to change the language about homosexuality in the Book of Discipline:

The proposal also removes being a practicing homosexual or performing same-sex wedding ceremonies from the list of chargeable offenses for clergy. In addition, the proposal removes the language that says the church does not condone the practice of homosexuality and considers it incompatible with Christian teachings, while recognizing this has historically been the position of the church.

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