Book of Resolutions

Church and Society decries pro-life amendment

By Joseph Slife A representative of the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) appeared at a news conference on November 16 to denounce an amendment—included in the House-passed health care bill—that would prohibit taxpayer-funded abortion. Linda Bales Todd, director of the Louise and Hugh Moore Population Project at GBCS, was among several […]

For the Cause of Unity General Conference Concerns

On November 5, 2009, twelve representatives of renewal and reform groups within the United Methodist Church met with the Bishops’ Unity Task Force. The same task force had previously met with a group representing the Reconciling Movement and the Methodist Federation for Social Action (MFSA). The wide-ranging and forthright discussion focused on matters that threaten […]