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From: Don Wildmon [mailto:contact@afa.net]
Sent: Friday, May 07, 2004 9:46 AM
To: John Warrener
Subject: Methodists divided on homosexuality stand

The Methodist Church.com - A message from Donald E. Wildmon
Not Affiliated with The United Methodist Church

Dear John,

I thought you would interested in these breaking news stories regarding the United Methodist General Conference meeting in Pittsburgh.


Don Wildmon

An Amicable and Just Separation
The Rev. Dr. Bill Hinson
The following address was presented to the UM Decision Breakfast in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Hinson is the president of the Confessing Movement within the United Methodist Church. Read More http://www.ird-renew.org/About/About.cfm?ID=882&c=43

Methodists Divided on Homosexuality Stand
The Guardian Unlimited
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Conservatives in the United Methodist Church proposed splitting the denomination Thursday, the latest sign of decades of disagreement over homosexuality that continued at a national meeting this week. Read More http://www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4060442,00.html

Methodist stand against gays leaves denomination divided; conservatives propose formal split
More than 200 people protested the denomination's prohibition against gay sex by disrupting the Thursday morning session. The demonstrators walked onto the floor and the stage where church officials were directing the debate, singing hymns and waiving rainbow streamers and posters for about 20 minutes. Read More http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/news/archive/2004/05/06/national1029EDT0544.DTL

Lesbian is eligible for reappointment, bishop says
Troubles over homosexuality are continuing to cause division in the United Methodist Church. Bishop Elias Galvan, head of the Pacific-Northwest Conference, said yesterday that if Karen Dammann, an openly practicing homosexual, seeks a clergy appointment within the denomination, he would likely reappoint her. Read More http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2004/118/43.0.html

In Christ,


Donald E. Wildmon, Founder and Chairman
American Family Association
(Sponsor of TheMethodistChurch.com website)

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