The United Methodist Churchhas called a special session of our General Conference for February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri to deal specifically with the proposals coming from the Commission on the Way Forward formed at General Conference in 2016.
The Commission on the Way Forward has been gathering and engaging in prayerful discernment since their formation to listen for the Spirit’s leading with regard to the language within our Discipline around human sexuality. They should be releasing a report to the Council of Bishops in July of 2018. The Council of Bishops will use this report to structure our time together at General Conference in 2019.
Parkway Hills UMC will be offering opportunities for anyone to come and gain some education around the structure of the UMC, the work of General Conference and the Commission on the Way Forward, as well as ask any questions you may have about the upcoming called session or recent events within the Mississippi Conference of the UMC. Below are the opportunities being offered.
- Wednesday, April 18th at 6 pm in The Garden Room
- Sunday, April 22nd in The Garden Room immediately following the 10:45 worship service
The Staff and Leadership of Parkway Hills UMC