United Methodist Bishops have appointed a commission to try to find a way forward from the precipice of separation. That issue is racism. Jef Rouner 4. In its reunion plan, The Methodist Church constructed a racially segregated system of jurisdictional conferences. Many churches, however, do not honor gay marriages or permit clergy to perform them. Business 'We clearly fell short': Scottish Episcopal church votes to allow same-sex weddings.
Meanwhile, people have suffered the pain of fractured fellowship.
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The percentage of the population that goes to church is higher in North Texas than in other regions of the country, according to the Barna Group.