Bishop Laurie will be preaching at Knoxville, First UMC the morning of October 7, 2018 and will return in the afternoon to engage in dialogue around the Commission on a Way Forward.
Commission on a Way Forward
On July 31, the final report of the Commission on a Way Forward was released in all four official languages of the General Conference: English, Portuguese, French, and Swahili. The report will be presented to the 2019 Special Session of General Conference. Subject to final copy editing, the report will be printed in the Advance Daily Christian Advocate (ADCA) in November.
On October 7, 2018 gathering will be held on the South Central District at Knoxville, First UMC where Bishop Laurie Haller and our General Conference delegates will be present to worship, answer questions, and be in dialogue together around the pros and cons of each plan. This report will be received by the gathered delegates in St. Louis, Missouri, on February 23-26, 2019.
Mark your calendars for the upcoming date of the Commission on a Way Forward gathering.
Other 2018 Fall Gatherings – Commission on the Way Forward