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Bishop Scott J. Jones prays during the 2019 United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.
Traditional Plan goes into effect Jan. 1

The Traditional Plan was adopted by the special General Conference by a vote of 438 to 384 in February 2019. The legislation maintains the church stance, which dates to 1972, that the practice of homosexuality is “incompatible with Christian ...

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A.T. chaplain nears end of ‘2,200 miles of ministry’

Story by Joey "Hills" Butler, photos by Mike "Grateful" DuBose Nov. 1, 2017 | PEARISBURG, Va. (UMNS)   For most United Methodist itinerant pastors, changing churches can be a period of anxiety. But once the Rev. Matt Hall finishes his appointment ...