3 edition of A letter to a Methodist found in the catalog.
A letter to a Methodist
1994 by Re-published for the Church Society of the Diocese of Toronto, at the Diocesan Press in Cobourg [Ont.] .
Written in English
|Statement||by a Presbyter of the diocese of Maryland, United States.|
|Series||CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- nos. 88997-88999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 microfiches (59 fr.)|
|Number of Pages||59|
|ISBN 10||0665889976, 0665889984, 0665889992|
Official United Methodist Resources / Book of Discipline & Book of Resolutions (Free Versions) / Some filter(s) were removed because there were no matching products. I write this letter with an aching heart. I have heard the pain in the voices of so many of you, wondering if it is time to “shake the dust off” and leave your local church. As your bishop, I cannot ask you to stay in a place where your soul cannot be at rest. However, I will share with you why I, as a lifelong member of the UMC and as a lesbian, choose to stay. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, During this past week, United Methodists around the nation gathered in five jurisdictional conferences to elect new episcopal leaders. The Western Jurisdiction yesterday elected Rev. Dr. Karen Oliveto, a self-avowed, practicing homosexual, to the episcopacy. The South Central Jurisdiction was still in session when this occurred and has . I believe this type of conduct is not covered by the chargeable offense provisions of The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church, for laypersons," the letter concluded. "Therefore.
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