News Articles of Interest

Greater NW Area Leaders Express Disappointment Over Failure to Ratify Amendments Expressing Gender Equality, Rights

PNW News - In this week preceding Mothers Day, word circulated to United Methodists that the church had failed by a thin margin to approve two constitutional amendments affirming the equality and “rights of girls, women, and other vulnerable groups.” The failure to ratify these amendments approved by the 2016 General Conference was disappointing, sending a negative message to many regarding the equality of women in The United Methodist Church. More