Orlando: Another Senseless Act of Violence

For Immediate Release, Monday June 13, 2016Affirmation Logo

By Affirmation: United Methodists Co-spokesperson Ann Craig

As the Co-Chair of Affirmation United Methodists, the oldest LGBTQ group in The United Methodist Church, I can tell you that we are deeply grieved by the worst mass shooting in the history of the United States.  The targeting of LGBTQ people is a direct result of generations of religious teachings that condemn and reject LGBTQ people based on selective scriptural literalism.

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LGBTQ leaders Respond to GC Commission

PRESS RELEASE: Methodist LGBTQ leaders respond to General Conference Commission meeting

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 1:50 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2015
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Methodist LGBTQ leaders respond to General Conference Commission meeting

April 21, 2105, Portland, OR – The General Commission on the General Conference of the United Methodist Church, the body organizing the church’s 2016 quadrennial governing meeting, General Conference, invited leaders from LGBTQ rights groups within the UMC to meet with it in closed session on April 20.

Following the meeting, the LGBTQ representatives – Dorothee Benz, Matt Berryman, Bridget Cabrera, Amy DeLong and Chett Pritchett – issued the following statement:

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