6. Christian Leaders Speak for Evolution ==>

6.5. Methodist Church

The Clergy Letter Project has been officially endorsed by The United Methodist Church http://www.umportal.org/article.asp?id=

At the 2008 General Conference, three petitions made the following changes to United Methodist documents:

Petition 80050: accepts evolution and corrects some ambiguities under Science and Technology in the Book of Discipline.


Petition 80990: endorses The Clergy Letter Project and its reconciliatory programs between religion and science and urges United Methodist clergy participation, in Resolution 11, Gods Creation and the Church in the Book of Resolutions.


Petition 80839: creates a new resolution, Evolution and Intelligent Design, in the Book of Resolutions: The United Methodist Church goes on record as opposing the introduction of any faith-b target="_blank">ased theories such as Creationism or Intelligent Design into the science curriculum of our public schools.