Council of Bishops’ letter to the global LGBTQ community

To the People of the United Methodist Church: Grace and Peace to you in these days of Christmas, and at the conclusion of a calendar year. At the fall meeting of the Council of Bishops at St. Simon’s Island, Georgia, bishops approved a motion to send a pastoral letter to the Global LGBTQ community. A […]

Two retired bishops die on same day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church regrets to announce the deaths of two retired bishops, Bishop Benjamin Chamness and Bishop William B. Oden. Bishop Benjamin Chamness Bishop Benjamin Chamness died Saturday, December 22, 2018 in Huntsville, Texas, with his wife, Joye, and family by his side. Bishop Chamness was elected to the […]