Child Abuse! Immorality! Racial discrimination! Dissemination of doctrines contrary to the standards of doctrine of the United Methodist Church! “a formal complaint against fellow United Methodist layperson Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, by our understanding a lay membe r of Ashland Place United Methodist Church, in Mobile, AL, and an active participant in Clarendon United Methodist Church, Arlington, VA. While we are reticent to bring a formal complaint against a layperson, Mr. Sessions’ unique combination of tremendous social/political power, his leading role as a Sunday School teacher and former delegate to General Conference, and the severe and ongoing impact of several of his public, professional actions demand that we, as his siblings in the United Methodist denomin ation, call for some degree of accountability. ” Apparently, this is the FIRST TIME in Methodist history a group of clergy and lay people launched a formal complaint against a lay person. I’m impressed.

Child Abuse!
Immorality!
Racial discrimination!
Dissemination of doctrines contrary to the standards of doctrine of the United Methodist Church!

“a formal complaint against fellow United Methodist layperson Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, by our understanding a lay membe r of Ashland Place United Methodist Church, in Mobile, AL, and an active participant in Clarendon United Methodist Church, Arlington, VA. While we are reticent to bring a formal complaint against a layperson, Mr. Sessions’ unique combination of tremendous social/political power, his leading role as a Sunday School teacher and former delegate to General Conference, and the severe and ongoing impact of several of his public, professional actions demand that we, as his siblings in the United Methodist denomin ation, call for some degree of accountability. ”

Apparently, this is the FIRST TIME in Methodist history a group of clergy and lay people launched a formal complaint against a lay person. I’m impressed.

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