Saturday, January 11th, 2020
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Local United Methodist ministers hope church leaders can find a way to avoid a split in the denomination. A proposal to divide the UMC based on local churches' opinions toward LGBTQ issues will be considered at a May conference.

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Local pastors said they are hurt and confused and praying for a solution that lets the United Methodist Church stay united after church leaders announced a proposal on Jan. 3 to split the denomination over differing beliefs on same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy. [More]
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