See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

With a Deadline Looming, the United Methodist Church Breaks Up

Posted on AllSides December 18th, 2023
From The Left
Desiree Rios for The New York Times

With 17,000 members, White’s Chapel Methodist Church in Southlake, Texas, offers multiple worship services each weekend along with the kind of attractions that only the largest houses of worship can boast: a coffee shop, an indoor playground, a Christmas festival with pony rides and fireworks, and near-daily opportunities for volunteering and socializing. On Sunday mornings, a small white bulldog named Wesley, after the founder of Methodism, roams the campus with a handler, greeting admirers.

“They call this place the biggest small church,” said Linda Rutan, who was sitting with her...

Read full story
Some content from this outlet may be limited or behind a paywall.

AllSides Picks

More News about Religion and Faith from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right