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United Methodists offer hope in South Sudan turmoil

As continuing violence has increased tensions across South Sudan, United Methodist congregations there are providing both haven and hope. An email from Sebit Issaac, the assistant district superintendent for Yei, to the denomination’s Holston Annual (regional) Conference in the United States, noted that five people had been baptized on New Year’s Day.

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Bishop rules lesbian clergy candidate can stay on ordination track

By Heather Hahn and Sam Hodges* San Antonio Area Bishop James E. Dorff on Dec. 12 reversed the removal of a lesbian clergy candidate, Mary Ann Barclay, from the ordination track. Dorff said in his ruling that Barclay “remains a candidate for ministry and is due full examination, including an interview, by the (Southwest …

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Re-Imagine Yourself

That’s right folks, I’m changing things around. You’ll start to see the direction I’m going. With that I may go back and “hide” some stuff so it’s a little less “old life” and more about embracing the new. With that though, here’s another #DivorceDiary 10/7/13 I’m really struggling today. Not sure why just am. Alex […]