8018 Support for Clergywomen

WHEREAS United Methodist churches have not always supported welcomed the appointment of clergywomen and provided them with support following their appointment, and

WHEREAS clergywomen have gifts and graces that have enriched the witness of this denomination, and

WHEREAS clergywomen have been supportive of United Methodist Men as express in scouting ministry and men’s ministry;

Therefore, be it resolved that United Methodist Men organizations be expected to welcome women to the pulpits of their churches, and

Be it further resolved that clergywomen be invited to share in the participate in the studies and activities of local chapters United Methodist Men organizations.