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Savannah's Asbury Memorial Church is now officially independent following disputes on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBTQ pastors.
The conservative wing of the church, which doesn't want to ordain or preside over the marriages of queer parishioners, plans to form its own denomination.
The male United Methodist Church pastors said they felt "furious" and "ashamed" after reading about the misogyny female pastors deal with.
Christians, Muslims, Jews and Hindus urged Congress to pass the bill, which would outlaw discrimination based on sexuality or gender identity.
After a year prepping for confirmation, eight teens Omaha’s First United Methodist Church declined to join the UMC, saying its anti-LGBTQ policies are "immoral."
UMC delegates at a special meeting voted to affirm the church’s doctrine prohibiting same-sex marriage — a move that will likely trigger a schism.
In a video that's gone viral, Jeffrey Warren urged the United Methodist Church to recognize his humanity and embrace LGBTQ members.
The United Methodist Building sign took aim at federal agents' use of tear gas to drive back migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border this week.
"I call upon you to repent," said one protester after reciting a Bible verse during the attorney general's speech.
“To disrupt or sever family relationships is incompatible with Scripture and Christian tradition,” said the president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops.