The state of the united methodist church

You may be aware of the division facing the United Methodist Church. Since 1972, when language was added to our Book of Discipline stating that homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching, we have been divided over whether or not to remove that language or keep it. The history of this division is complex, but it has caused some to seek to leave the denomination (disaffiliate). Below you will find information regarding the state of the denomination along with a presentation given by Pastor Curt on September 25th, 2022, describing the current state of things and how we got to this point. You are invited to watch it below. If you have questions, or would like to visit with Pastor Curt, please call the church office, his door is always open.

Pastor's presentation from 9-25-2022

Ad Council Members

Jane Ruppert, Janice Cerny, Richard Johnson, Dawn Haney, Teresa Davis, Gigi Berol, Ken Snyder, Pam Abbott, Verne Schimpf, Allen Cerny, David Baltzell, Jo Teaford, Bea Hatch, Jeff Meyer, Renee Meyer.

  • Great plains umc conference

    This is a link to the disaffiliation page on our conference website. It contains information about the process to disaffiliate and has some answers to some frequently asked questions.

  • In Layman's terms podcast

    This podcast is produced by the conference communications director, Todd Seifert. Todd produced a four part series called "Future of the UMC." In the series Todd interviews several key members of our conference on the state of things  in the UMC and the process of disaffiliation. He closes the series by interviewing our Bishop Reuben Saenz Jr about the future of the church. It is a great resource that looks at both sides of the issue.

  • global methodist church

    The Global Methodist Church was started in response to the division facing the United Methodist Church and seeks to be a denomination that holds to what it considers traditional and orthodox views. Some of the United Methodist congregations who have chosen to disaffiliate have chosen to join this denomination, but others have chosen to remain independent. You can find information about this denomination at this link.

  • United methodist church

    If you would like to find out more information about the United Methodist denomination as a whole, you can find it here.

  • Ask The UMC-FAQs

    This is a section on the UMC website that has facts and information about all things United Methodist, but especially on the division within the UMC.

  • #beumc

    #BeUMC honors the core values that connect the people of The United Methodist Church (The UMC). This grassroots campaign, built upon powerful stories of congregations and people living their faith, celebrates what draws us to The UMC and what we aspire to be.