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Ask The UMC Series: Is The United Methodist Church really…?

With some congregations considering leaving The United Methodist Church or just wondering about its future, Ask The UMC offers a series of questions and answers to help clear up some common misperceptions or misinformation around disaffiliation. Graphic by Laurens Glass, United Methodist Communications.
With some congregations considering leaving The United Methodist Church or just wondering about its future, Ask The UMC offers a series of questions and answers to help clear up some common misperceptions or misinformation around disaffiliation. Graphic by Laurens Glass, United Methodist Communications.

As members of The United Methodist Church debate the church's stance on human sexuality, some congregations are considering whether they wish to leave the denomination. During this challenging time, misinformation about the church's official positions, how a church can exit, and what the future holds is causing added stress for many. Ask The UMC has created this series of FAQs designed to help dispel false information and provide accurate answers to the questions we are receiving.


Is The United Methodist Church really...? (Part 1)

This is the first in a series of articles to address misperceptions and misinformation about the future of The United Methodist Church and the process of disaffiliating from it. 
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Is The United Methodist Church really...? (Part 2)

Ask The UMC responds to misinformation being spread about the policies of The United Methodist Church regarding human sexuality and whether they have changed or will soon be changed. 
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Is The United Methodist Church really...? (Part 3)

The third in a series of articles to address misperceptions and misinformation about disaffiliation and The United Methodist Church.
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Is The United Methodist Church really...? (Part 4)

Ask The UMC continues to answer questions, address misperceptions, and counter misinformation about The United Methodist Church and the process of disaffiliation from it. 
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Is The United Methodist Church really...? (Part 5)

Do we have to choose between The UMC and the GMC? What happens if an elected delegate disaffiliates? 
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Is The United Methodist Church really...? (Part 6)

We respond to more of your questions about The United Methodist Church, disaffiliation, and the effects of disaffiliation including property retention and legal counsel.
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