Petition 81225

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Change in Apostles' Creed (81225-DI-NonDis)

Amend the Apostles' Creed in the new and revised United Methodist Hymnal as follows:
  
...the holy catholic  Christian church ...

Rationale

The United Methodist Church Affirmation of Faith is the basic Tenets of our Beliefs. The Affirmation of Faith is recited during worship services. New Christians join our churches everyday. The words “Holy Catholic Church” refers to the universal church. Some new and present members are confused by the use and...