We have compiled the following information to help New England Conference members understand the issues and processes for the special session of General Conference, which will take place Feb. 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis.
“The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict” by The Arbinger Institute
"Unity In Mission: A Bond of Peace for the Sake of Love" by Bishop C. Andrew Doyle
A matrix of the three plans (prepared by Tri-State District Superintendent Jim McPhee)
Additional summary information shared by Rev. McPhee
Find frequently asked questions about the upcoming General Conference here
ADCA contains the agenda, rules, delegate listings, petitions, reports from the general agencies/commissions and study committees, information for delegates, and codes of conduct for the 2019 General Conference. Find it here
In response to concerns and questions about how the Way Forward plans and the 2019 General Conference may affect pensions and benefits, Wespath Benefits/Investments has posted its analysis and an FAQ on its website at www.wespath.org/WayForwardWespathFAQ.
In March 2019, districts will host gatherings for clergy and laity to unpack the events and decisions of the 2019 General Conference and allow us to process our feelings and experiences together. You are welcome to attend any event that is convenient for you. Learn more and find a session near you