UMC Female Clergy Underrepresented, Underpaid

UMC Female Clergy Underrepresented, Underpaid

Female clergy in the United Methodist Church (UMC) are underrepresented and underpaid, according to a report published in late October. Women comprise more than half of all UMC members, but only 31.8% of all UMC clergy were females in 2020. Of the five UMC...
Is It Time for a New Christian Movement?

Is It Time for a New Christian Movement?

The United Methodist Church addressed how its churches would relate to LGBTQ Christians this week. In a 461-to-359 vote, the UMC’s legislative committee adopted the “Traditional Plan” on Feb. 25 for consideration at the 2019 General Conference’s final session on Feb....

On Jesus And Keeping The Rules

For over two weeks now, Elvira Arellano, has taken shelter in a United Methodist Church in Chicago. Arellano sought sanctuary in the church when she learned that Federal officials planned to deport her back to Mexico. She has lived illegally in the United States for...