The JOY Group will be hosting Pastors Mark Foster, Andy Nelms, and Brandon Blacksten to present information on the upcoming United Methodist Church 2019 General Conference on A Way Forward.
The Council of Bishops has called a Special Session of the General Conference of the United Methodist Church to be held February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. The purpose will be to receive and act on a report from the Commission on A Way Forward based on the recommendations of the Council of Bishops. The 32-member Commission was authorized by General Conference 2016 and appointed by the Council of Bishops to examine paragraphs in The Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality and exploring options to strengthen the unity of the church.
The presentation on Thursday, Dec. 6 will provide a fact sheet helping to explain the recommendations of the Council of Bishops.
Date: Thursday, Dec. 6
Location: Acts 2 UMC (Gathering Space)
Pizza Dinner: $5 (pay online)
Childcare will be provided.