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Louisiana Conference Approves the Disaffiliation of 95 UMC Churches

Posted on AllSides May 30th, 2023
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Almost 100 United Methodist Church congregations in Louisiana officially disaffiliated from the denomination last weekend due to a longstanding debate over homosexuality. On Saturday, UMC's Louisiana Annual Conference voted to approve the departure of the 95 congregations during a special session. The session was called "for the sole purpose of voting on the Louisiana Conference Board of Trustees recommendations for the churches disaffiliating per paragraph 2553," The Christian Post reports. "This road has been long, and it has not been easy for those who choose to stay or remain in...

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