Some United Methodists are anxious about the group. Even before its first gathering set for Oct. 7 in Chicago, the new Wesleyan Covenant Association faced suspicions that it is trying to force a church divide and form a new denomination.
However, that is not the association’s intent, organizers maintain.
“This group was not formed to be the start of a new denomination,” the Rev. Jeff Greenway told United Methodist News Service. “It was formed to Read more