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Views November 24, 2010

A Parent’s Love

By Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor. We love the story and know it by heart. Without even opening the Bible, many of us can recite the familiar words from the second chapter of the Gospel of Luke.

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Uncategorized October 25, 2010

United Methodist leads climate change movement

{mosimage}SWANNANOA, N.C. – Bill McKibben is “the world’s best green journalist,” Time magazine said – and he’s a United Methodist. McKibben spoke at Warren Wilson College just prior to his 350.org Day of Action Oct. 10. Foreign Policy magazine called last year’s October 350 demonstrations “the largest ever global coordinated rally of any kind,” aimed at activating the world into reducing the levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) from 390 to 350 parts per million.

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Judicial Council rules core of UMC Traditional Plan is constitutional
Photo by Matt Brodie of South Carolina and other delegates deliberate during GC2019, held Feb. 23-26, 2019, in St. Louis.
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Judicial Council rules core of UMC Traditional Plan is constitutional

South Carolina’s bishop is calling for dialogue and a commitment to shared unity and mission after The United Methodist Church’s top court handed down a much-anticipated ruling on the denomination’s newly approved Traditional Plan. The UMC’s Judicial Council ruled that while seven of the provisions of the Traditional Plan are unconstitutional and invalid, the rest of the plan passed muster and is therefore valid as church law. It also ruled the disaffiliation petition, permitting the “gracious exit” of a local church, is constitutional. By Jessica Brodie.
Such hope
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Such hope

Advocate Editor Jessica Brodie on a recent mentoring experience that reminded her beyond a shadow of a doubt what our church is meant to do on behalf of our savior, Jesus—not argue with fellow believers about sexuality or other issues, but instead to powerfully and earnestly make disciples of Christ for the transformation of the world.

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