Frank Moore Home E. If the Traditional Plan is successful, some places, particularly in California, would probably begin preparing to leave the United Methodist Church, according to church members. May 3, 8: The State We're In. Charles K.
May 1, Two churches have willingly merged, but the remainder have voted to resist the restructuring. Chambers on both sides. Amid the fury of debate one pastor has been removed, and another congregation has voted to leave the denomination and join another.
During the midth century, the American Methodist church was so split over the issue of slavery that it splintered into two groups.