However, she said she did not know of any complaints filed against clergy in the California conference for presiding over same-sex marriages. Subscribers receive full access to the archives. Protestant prayer beads for the United Methodist General Conference. In March, the trial of the Rev. On Friday, delegates voted to against the proposal, in what is likely a preview of any vote taken on biblical sexuality.
The Guardian - Back to home. The western district of the United Methodist church (UMC) elected an openly gay bishop on Friday, Gay marriage news. May 27, · (RNS) Will the United Methodist Church soon have to drop the “United” part of its name? A group of 80 pastors is suggesting that the nation’s second-l. Hymn No. in the page United Methodist Hymnal is "We Are the Church," and the chorus to this call for Christian unity echoes through the high-arched ceiling at.