Items Tagged "Marriage"
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I do: How United Methodists understand Christian marriage
In weddings and marriage, we celebrate love: the love of the couple, the love of God for us, and the love Christ calls us to share with the world. Read More
Being a pastor in a 5-4 world
After a 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage, Rev. Travis Garner says there are not “two sides” to the issue, there are individuals with unique experiences. Read More
What is the denomination’s position on homosexuality?
Learn more about the denomination's position on homosexuality. Read More
Can my former pastor come back to perform my wedding?
You will first need to talk with the pastor at the church where your wedding will be held. Read More
The pastor says that he has to approve all my wedding plans. Is that correct?
Learn the answer here. Read More
Can I get married in any United Methodist church that I choose?
Local United Methodist churches set their own wedding policies and fees. Read More
Three ways to say “I love you”
Couples’ coach gives tips to be year-round Valentines. “I'm convinced that if couples focus on these three things, the romance will come.” Read More
Going to the chapel of love
Trinity United Methodist Church in Elkhart, Indiana is offering free weddings on Valentine's Day as a way to promote the positives of marriage. Visit Site
Cupid in The United Methodist Church
Couples share how United Methodist ministries brought them together and the difference the church has made in their marriage. Read More
I have been married before. Can I get remarried and still be a member?
Yes, divorced and remarried persons are welcome to join The United Methodist Church. Read More
2013: Same-sex wedding issues abound
Weddings and trials sound disharmony for The United Methodist Church as it ends a year that included two well-publicized same-sex weddings and a high-profile church trial for a pastor who officiated at his son’s same-sex nuptials. Read More
Social Principles: The Nurturing Community
We believe we have a responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals. Read More
U.S. court rulings impact same-sex couples
This morning's U.S. Supreme Court decisions likely will intensify United Methodists' ongoing debate about human sexuality. Read More
Church says no I do’s until all can marry
North Carolina church will still offer premarital counseling and blessings, but no weddings until denomination allows same-sex marriage. Read More