Methodist Buzz

The buzz you’re hearing in the Methodist world is an unprecedented convergence of events, all of which center on the conjoined issues of clergy covenant and same-sex marriage.

The rush includes a retired seminary dean & president in New York state who is also an ordained elder in our connection:

A former missionary to the Philippines now serving as a pastor in Massachusetts:

A pastor under appointment in Binghamton, NY writing an open letter to his bishop:

An Annual Conference in Texas caught up in a commotion over a candidate for ordained ministry:

For background on the Texas story, check here:

And, closer to home, a provocative decision regarding wedding-ceremonies-in-church by a congregation in Winston-Salem:


Who knows what tomorrow will bring? 

Can factions that speak such different languages and see the world through such different lenses possibly stay together over the long haul?

Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on Google+Share on TumblrEmail this to someone

Comments ( 2 )

    Leave A Comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *