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Legalism vs. Love, Round 3

by Dr. Dorothee Benz Next week, in a makeshift courtroom at a hotel in Memphis, The United Methodist Church’s highest judicial body will decide Rev. Frank Schaefe...
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Helen Ryde, Regional Organizer for the Southeastern Jurisdiction, has been on a Reconciling Circuit Ryde!

Helen recently attended the Catching Fire concert in DC, visited Alexandria, VA and Ashland, VA, preached at Canaan UMC in Charleston, WV, and made rounds to Huntington, WV, Lexington, KY, and Louisville, KY.

Thanks, Helen, for spreading the Good News, #UMC style, and to all the Reconciling United Methodists along the way. (2 photos)
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Warren hours ago   ·  1
Frances LeFeverThank you for taking it the people in the South....who will hopefully hear the message.3 hours ago
Johnna Wheaton RussoAnd she's awesome at this circuit riding thing! Grateful to have been on her docket!!4 hours ago
Sandy WarrenWhoo Hoo, Helen!5 hours ago

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Trisha Anne HoldenOn this Laity Sunday, our congregation is in its second week of being led by laity as we found ourselves suddenly between pastors. Please hold Florence (Oregon) United Methodist Church in your prayers. Thank you!1 day ago   ·  6
Lauren Jayne SalPlease include gender identity / Trans don't just infer1 day ago   ·  2
Nancy Barnes ShawThanks for liking.21 hours ago
Donna TesterToo bad this is not true in ALL United Methodist Churches. And you left out gender identity.22 hours ago
Mark Alan McRobertsExcept in MO, I was told by Rev. Greg Weeks that LGBT folk if they are honest can not be anything more than a member. They are not allowed to be in the Laity. It drove me from the UMC for many years.1 day ago
Lacey Lynne BonsantoAmen! :)1 day ago
Fellowship of the Rainbow Wayuniversally this same principle is spoken of,so really is it not simply love ;)1 day ago

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