Sunday, July 17, 2016

Saturday Lagniappe: Liberal UMC Jurisdictional Conference elects openly lesbian bishop

Due to internet connection problems I was unable to post Saturday Lagniappe yesterday. I will be posting links to more articles later today providing the internet connection problems do not reoccur.

Lesbian Bishop Election Exacerbates Tensions in United Methodist Church

United Methodists in the denomination’s liberal Western Jurisdiction have elected the first openly partnered gay bishop in the 13 million-member global church’s history. Read More

Methodist Bishops respond to election of Lesbian bishop in San Francisco

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 the Western Jurisdictional Conference of The United Methodist Church, meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. Read More

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