Skip to comments.Omaha's First United Methodist confirmation class declines to join church over LGBTQ rules
Posted on 05/01/2019 2:10:29 PM PDT by Morgana
The confirmation class at First United Methodist Church in Omaha wanted to take a stand against the denominations longtime ban on same-sex marriage and gay clergy.
So when it came time to join the church on Sunday the traditional end to a yearlong exploration of their faith the class, made up of eight middle-schoolers, said no.
Their decision was in response to a vote at Februarys United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis affirming the denominations rules against ordination of gay clergy and performing same-sex weddings on church property. U.S. delegates to the conference, for the most part, favored a modification of the rules that would give individual churches the right to decide, but others from Africa and Russia pushed the vote to retain the churchwide ban. The churchs Judicial Council has since upheld the ban.
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” the class, made up of eight middle-schoolers, said no.”
We both know where they learned this and it was not from this church!!
For those who say screwells are not indoctrination centers............any questions???
No doubt in my mind that these teens got this from their parents and that congregation. All my Methodist relatives are nuts.
If one of them had been MY middle schooler, a trip to the woodshed would have been in order.
Everyone has to stand firm on this, with every member of their church and every member of their family. If we had a molecule of love in our hearts, we would fight the moral corruption with all our strength.
I think they need to revisit Romans.
Many older, wiser, and wealthier members have declined to continue with the UMC over the same issue, but for the opposite reason. Tired of faggotry being forced down the throat as “normal”.
There’s no way a group of 7th and 8th graders wrote that letter.
They may well agree with the sentiments expressed, but I don’t believe any of those kids could write so well.
This is an indication that churches will be under pressure to accept homosexual marriage eventually.
Eight young wolves who will not be joining the flock.
Nice to see middle-schoolers taking a stance for Sodomy. Too bad they’ve never picked a bible.
It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin.
That is just it! This Methodist church was AGAINST gay clergy and the like! There are some old school Methodist out there. This was one of them!
These kids did not get this from the parents they got it from the schools or internet.
If their parents are in this church they know darn well what the doctrine is and they abide by it!
Yep. It was nice of them to out themselves.
It should read that kids who survived the United Methodist church’s decades long push to abort babies decided to join their former enemy in their push to remove Christ from His church.
Likely getting this Sodomite indoctrination in the public schools (combined from some “churches” that don’t feel compelled to follow Christian doctrine).
“Eight young wolves who will not be joining the flock.”
As Aunt Esther would say. “You are a backslider because you do not believe! You are a heathen a no good heathen and you and you are going to pay for your sins one of these days!!”
It’s a UMC so their lesbian-transgender-whatever Pastor likely put them up to it.
Public education is no longer education - it’s indoctrination.
Delegates from the us favored lifting the ban but the ones
from Africa and Russia favored keeping the ban in place.
Since it was a u.s school the kids probably did as their sodomite
parents would have done.
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