Maybe you’ve heard about it or seen it online…Here are some links and reference information as well as the full page ad that was published in the AJC.

Reference Information from the 2019 General Conference

A Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church took place February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. The purpose was to act on a report from the Commission on a Way Forward, authorized to examine paragraphs in The Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality and to explore options to strengthen church unity. Read a reflection about next steps. Find an overview of what did and did not happen. (from:

Pastoral Letter from Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson

You may read this letter at

An Open Letter to Bishop Sue Haupert Johnson

An Open Letter to Bishop Sue Haupert Johnson  AJC  Sunday, May 9, 2021 Рpg A7


Conversation on Committee Structure: Survey Results and Proposal

You’re invited to listen in as Nate Abrams (Board of Discipleship and Advocacy), Rev. Cassie Rapko (Board of Church and Society Rep), Rev. Brian Tillman (Conference Committee on Religion and Race), and Rev. Dr. Steven Usry (Board of Church Development) share results from a recent survey on our Conference committee structure.

They discuss how your insight and feedback informed the proposed committee restructure that will be presented to the 2021 Annual Conference.

Watch the video conversation and find supporting resources, and most importantly a place to share your feedback, at

Watch Video
View Survey Results (PDF)
Share Your Comments on the Committee Structure Proposal
Read Video Transcript