Welcome to Lifewatch
Lifewatch is the quarterly newsletter of the Taskforce of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality. We are dedicated to creating, in church and society, an esteem for human life at its most vulnerable, specifically for the unborn child and for the woman who contemplates abortion. Begun in 1987, Lifewatch is an unofficial voice of UMC laity and clergy encouraging United Methodists to live the Gospel of life to build a culture of life in the U.S.A. and the world.
Read of ways to change hearts and minds from both a pastoral and personal perspective. Find out what is happening in the church.
Who speaks for The United Methodist Church? General Conference. Only General Conference! So states The Book of Discipline (2016) Paragraph 509.1 – “No person, no paper, no organization, has the authority to speak officially for The United Methodist Church, this right having been reserved exclusively to the General Conference under the Constitution.”
Your gifts are essential to sustain our witness for the Gospel of Life in The United Methodist Church and beyond. Tax-deductible donations to Lifewatch can be made by sending a check to Lifewatch/TUMAS, P.O. Box 306, Cottleville, MO 63338. Again, thank you, and God bless you.