Methodist Church Nigeria cuts ties with British Methodist Church over gay marriage

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The Methodist Church Nigeria (MCN) has passed a vote of no confidence on the British Methodist Church, over the latter’s approval of same-sex marriage.

The church’s determination was disclosed in a assertion launched by its Director, Media and Public Relations, Rev. Oladapo Daramola, in Lagos. Daramola stated that the Church expressed its displeasure over the choice of the British Methodist Church to assist gay marriage.

According to Daramola, the place of MCN was made recognized by its Prelate, His Eminence Chukwumerije Kanu-Uche, in a message he shared with members of the church on Saturday, July 2. He stated Kanu-Uche introduced that MCN was formally reducing ties with the British Methodist Church (BMC) because of the latter’s determination to vote in favor of similar intercourse marriage on the just-concluded convention.

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He stated that what the British Methodist Conference had finished was predicted by John Wesley that, “a time will come when the Methodist Church will exist as a dead sect, having the form of religion and denying the power thereof unless they continue with the spiritual fervency with which they first started.” The prelate reminded the members that the British Methodist Church was now not the mom Church of MCN.

“She is just a sister Church. MCN gained autonomy in 1962 and have become autocephalous in 1963. So, we are able to half methods with the British Conference and don’t have anything to lose. I solely pity these romancing with them due to pecuniary curiosity.

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“Suggestion to write or visit the British Methodist Conference is an insult on Methodist church.”

As a remedial measure let each Bishop, and Archbishop inform our members that MCN doesn’t assist gay or same-sex marriage,’’ Kanu-Uche stated


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