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The Rev. William Hinson (right), president of the Confessing Movement, and the Rev. Bruce Robbins, former top staff executive of the United Methodist Commission on Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns, discuss an anonymously written statement that was circulated at General Conference regarding a possible study on schism. The statement, written as the draft of a resolution, was not presented to the conference and never came up for vote.

United Methodist Church affirms its unity

United Methodist delegates to 2004 General Conference stood, joined hands and sang the hymn “Blest Be The Tie That Binds” before approving a resolution affirming the unity of the church. Read More

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