The plan passed in a vote. Church leaders say the move will almost surely lead more liberal members to leave the mainline denomination. She said it was an expression of anger, exclusion and education. Because of the adoption of the Traditional Plan, the Rev. Email Address. February 21, 8: The proposal was defeated at the denomination's Special Session of the General Conference in St.
UMC membership figures, grouped by each regional conference.
The hundreds of Methodist pastors began to leave, wondering how to move forward. Show Thumbnails. K Karen, left, of St.
There is a good chance human sexuality in the church will come up again next year.