Special General Conference Planning

In 2019, a special conference of the United Methodist Council of Bishops to discuss the inclusion, participation, and ordination of LGBTQ members. Missouri Conference Bishop Bob Farr has put together the Way Forward Regional Conversation as a way to encourage dialog about the conference and proposals.

Way Forward Commission Issues Status Update

The Commission on a Way Forward has released a slideshow status report on its work to foster unity in The United Methodist Church amid divisions on issues related to human sexuality.
Read press release and report
Read UMNS coverage of last meeting
Way Forward gets input on church future