For as long as TEC has been struggling with LGBT equality of all the baptized, so has the UMC. And like TEC’s overseas units, the UMC overseas units are more conservative than their US counterparts. Unlike TEC, the UMC overseas units are large enough that their representatives at the UMC quadrennial General Conference have so far been successful in preventing the UMC from embracing the full equality of its LGBT baptized. And the overseas units, unlike their US counterparts, are growing larger.
Day: March 5, 2016
The 75 weeks of celebration drew on many different forms of raising awareness of the campaign and ultimately raising the funds. The goal was to raise $7.5 million. The ERD raised almost $8 million during that time.
If it weren’t for the rocks in its bed, the stream would have no song. – Carl Perkins