(NASHVILLE, Tenn. ) — United Methodist Church leaders from all over the world are proposing a brand new conservative denomination that may break up from the remainder of the church in an try and resolve a yearslong dispute over homosexual marriage and homosexual clergy.
Members of the 13-million-person denomination have been at odds for years over the difficulty. Some members, particularly in the US, have been demanding full inclusion for LGBTQ folks.
A specifically referred to as assembly final 12 months did not resolve the variations. The brand new proposal envisions an amicable separation through which conservative church buildings forming a brand new denomination would retain their belongings. The brand new denomination additionally would obtain $25 million.