Open Spirit Task Force, 2020 Delegation district visits cancelled

March 11, 2020

Due to concerns about coronavirus, the remaining district gatherings have been cancelled. OSTF will produce a video to share information with the Conference. Details will be published as they are known. 

The New England Delegation to the 2020 General Conference and the Open Spirit Task Force (OSTF) are moving forward with their work and are planning to give presentations in each district in advance of the 2020 New England Annual Conference session.

At these district gatherings, facilitators from the OSTF and delegation will share the options that will be presented at the Annual Conference in June 2020 and provide educational materials that will help facilitate congregational conversations about these options.

The tentative schedule for the gatherings is below; details will be added as they become available:

The following events have been cancelled
Northern Maine – Saturday, March 28 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm People’s UMC, 131 Main Street, Newport
Central MA – Saturday, March 14
New Hampshire – Saturday, March 21
Tri-State – Sunday, March 22, 2-4 p.m.
CT/WMA – Wednesday, March 25, 7-9 p.m.
RISEM – Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m. to noon
Metro Boston Hope – Sunday, April 5 (Palm Sunday)