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Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace through Separation

January 08, 2020
By Trinity Church

A diverse, 16-member group of United Methodist bishops and other leaders has offered a proposal that would preserve The United Methodist Church while allowing traditionalist-minded congregations to form a new denomination. The separating group would get $25 million in United Methodist funds and would keep its local church properties.

— Sam Hodges, UM News


Read the Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace through Separation

Read Bishop Hee-Soo Jung's Response to the Protocol

Read the United Methodist News story on the Protocol

Helpful Links

We invite you to use the links below to hear voices from across the United Methodist Church, and to learn more about this ongoing discussion in the denomination.

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