Bishop Saenz Shares Updates on Official CTC Disaffiliation Process

April 07, 2022

Bishop Ruben Saenz Jr. has released a video updating the Central Texas Conference's official procedures of disaffiliation from The United Methodist Church. In the video, Bishop Saenz shares updates on...

  • A church’s ability to take as much time as needed to prayerfully and carefully consider all aspects of disaffiliation before making any decisions.
  • Recent decisions by the Conference Trustees that make ¶2553 the primary path of disaffiliation;
  • Speculated “comity agreements” between the UMC and the GMC;
  • Dates and times for the Zoom meetings on the official process (6:30 p.m. April 28, May 5 and May 9)
  • An update on the CTC’s outstanding response to Ukraine Relief through UMCOR ; and
  • the commissioning of a Cabinet Covenant of Understanding to affirm the value of differing views among clergy and laity regarding human sexuality and sacred ceremonies/rituals.
Click on the player below to view or go to the CTC Vimeo page to download and share.