Advertise About Contact Subscribe. By Alex Ward. The Rev. Featured college pages. By Alissa Wilkinson. Meredith is gay and has been married since Keith Boyette, president of the Wesleyan Covenant Association, who signed the protocol representing traditionalist views.
But even if the divorce is approved by a vote of the delegates, the true battles may come down to the local level, Thumma said. The proposal, signed by 16 church leaders from around the world, will be voted on at the church's general conference in May.
A proposed split in the United Methodist Church could be good news for colleges that struggled with whether to retain their church affiliation following the adoption of anti-LGBT policies.
Lambrecht, who helped craft the Indianapolis Plan, said it is the most equitable because it asks everyone to leave and join a new Methodist denomination. Sign up for our Free newsletter. Not everyone accepts the inevitability of division, though. Both denominations would keep a version of the UMC name and logo, and liquid assets would be divided between them.
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