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Ask The UMC Series

Ask The UMC has created this series of FAQs designed to help dispel false information and provide accurate answers to the questions we are receiving about disaffiliation and what the United Methodist Church believes. There are currently five parts to the series.

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#BeUMC honors the core values that connect the people of The United Methodist Church (The UMC). This grassroots campaign, built upon powerful stories of congregations and people living their faith, celebrates what draws us to The UMC and what we aspire to be.

What should United Methodists know about disaffiliation? 

This FAQ provides clarity and accurate information about the process of disaffiliation for those who may be considering it and to dispel rumors and confusion.

"I AM ENCOURAGED": Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi shares the encouragement she's feeling in the midst of disaffiliation. Read more

Addressing Misinformation Video

Disaffiliation Process

 Considering disaffiliation? These are the steps that need to be taken by your church.  These steps are outlined here

  1. Contact your District Superintendent. Your superintendent will be in touch to outline the process further. 
  2.  Understand the terms that apply to your congregation.
  3.  Use a discernment process facilitated by the district superintendent.
  4.  Follow the terms of your process carefully.