News

Local United Methodists ponder next step

After the United Methodist Church voted to keep the status quo when it came to its opposition of same-sex marriage and gay clergy, local congregations are wondering where the denomination may go next. The “traditional plan” was passed by a 53-47 percent margin after the “One Church” option which would have given individual congregations more flexibility on the issues was defeated on Monday. Rev. Michael Morris of Cavalry UMC in Egg Harbor and Gibraltar’s Zion UMC  said before the vote took place that if a split happens, so be it.

If a break-up does occur, it would come almost 51 years after the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form the current UMC.

Search Our Site

Current Weather

STURGEON BAY WEATHER

CANCELLATIONS

Poll

Do you agree with the government extending the eviction moratorium?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)

Your email address is never published.

Birthday Club

Sports Poll

How would you compare your viewing habits of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to past years?
Add a Comment
(Fields are Optional)

Your email address is never published.

Obituaries are provided as a service of the

Schinderle Funeral Home of Algoma

Obituaries

Click Here for more Obituaries

Obituary posting fee is $25

Newsletter

Sign up for our Daily Electronic Newspaper!

Get the latest news with our Daily Electronic Newspaper delivered to your inbox.

Get the latest updates for Big Deals delivered to your inbox every Monday, Wednesday & Friday.