Day: April 26, 2017

First openly LGBT+ UMC bishop faces hearing while UMC struggles to hold together

First openly LGBT+ UMC bishop faces hearing while UMC struggles to hold together

The UMC Judicial Council met yesterday in New Jersey to hear the case of Bishop Karen Oliveto, and to decide whether she should be deposed. A decision point is fast approaching where the UMC will need to define what sort of church they intend to be.