261 United Methodist Churches Defect in Georgia Over LGBTQ Stance
261 congregations are leaving the United Methodist Church over a divide on LGBTQ issues. The churches are breaking from the UMC after a 2019 decision to allow congregations to leave by the end of 2023. The church strengthened its bans on partnered LGBTQ clergy and same-sex marriage in 2019.
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