Don't Tell Me! This is a consequential vote for the future of the United Methodist Church: America's second-largest Protestant denomination faces a likely fracture as delegates voted to strengthen bans on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy. Six in 10 United Methodists in the United States believe homosexuality should be accepted. But a growing number of U.
The party guilty of such conduct has by his or her act forfeited membership in the church.
The denomination is supportive of LGBT inclusion. Now, a divide of the United Methodist Church, which has 12 million members worldwide, appears imminent. The South Central Jurisdiction, also meeting when Oliveto was elected, voted to request the Judicial Council to review questions of law related to her election.
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