Posts from August 2018

Posts from August 2018

Message from Commission on a Way Forward – Council of Bishops

This is the third installment of information on the upcoming Special Session of the General Conference in February 2019. United Methodist delegates from around the world will decide how to move forward as a denomination around the issue of human sexuality. Below is an explanation of one of the plans, the “Connectional Conferences Model” (considered but not recommended by Council of Bishops)   The Connectional Conferences Model is grounded in a unified core that includes shared doctrine and services, and…

Message from Commission on a Way Forward – Council of Bishops

In February 2019, at a Special Session of the General Conference, United Methodist delegates from around the world will decide how to move forward as a denomination around the issue of human sexuality. Below is an explanation of one of the plans, the “One-Church Plan” (recommended by Council of Bishops), that will be presented.  This plan would allow for contextualization in different parts of the world (adapting some non-essential practices to different mission fields to maximize our witness and success…