Shattering the Wall Against LGBTQA in the UMC


The wall against LGBTQ persons in the United Methodist Church has begun to come down. This June—following the recent disaster of May when our once-every-four-years General Conference, meeting in Portland, Oregon, kicked the can down the road regarding being an inclusive denomination and the conservative, orthodox delegates won every issue—several Annual Conferences started taking the wall apart, stone by stone. June is the season of “Annual Conferences” in the United Methodist Church. These gatherings of clergy and lay delegates