Getting an online ordination separates you from the UMC. Not oppression or injustice. Just is. Blog post from 2013 before a dust up this year in Michigan.
(h/t: Keith McIlwain)
3 thoughts on “Bishop’s Blog: Ordinations online?”
I agree with the bishop on this. I also wish the bishops would take such a firm and definitive stance when people go outside the discipline on other clearly dillineated theological issues.
“The process of ordination in the United Methodist Church is rigorous and intentionally thorough in order to protect the church and its people from those who could potentially do harm by a lack of training, theological grounding, experience and supervision.” I had to laugh at this. Lord, save us from ourselves…
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