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United Methodists to join in plan for Boy Scouts bankruptcy

US Texas Boy Scouts of America headquarters

Dover, Delaware AP Congregations affiliated with the United Methodist Church have agreed to contribute $US30 million to a fund for victims who say they were molested as youngsters in the Boy Scouts of America, an attorney said Tuesday.  A committee representing United Methodist churches that sponsored Scouting activities also agreed to help raise an additional […]

US United Methodist leaders urge churches to end Boy Scout charters for now

US New York City cub scouts

RNS In light of a recent bankruptcy court ruling about the Boy Scouts of America and sexual abuse claimants, United Methodist leaders in the US are urging their churches to not extend current agreements to sponsor or house local scout troops beyond the end of the year.  United Methodist churches have official ties, known as […]