A Way Forward

A Way Forward

A Way Forward

Sunday Morning Discussions about the 2019 General Conference on Human Sexuality
Select Sundays 10:10 am – 10:50 am |McAdams Hall 

The Discovery Sunday School class invites everyone to a series of five presentations this fall on the United Methodist Church’s 2019 Special Session of the General Conference on human sexuality.

The sessions will be held in McAdams Hall during the Sunday school hour and will cover issues that will potentially have profound effects on the Methodist Church worldwide.

Sessions will begin promptly at 10:10 a.m. and conclude at 10:50. Note, the sessions are not on consecutive Sundays. Schedules and speakers will be:


October 21

Searching for A Way Forward: My experience as a member of the Commission; how we did our work, our values, principles and processes —Rev. Julie Hager Love, Director of Connectional Ministries, Kentucky Conference, United Methodist Church


November 4

The Presbyterian experience in church-wide human sexuality issues—Leslie Scanlon, National Reporter for The Presbyterian Outlook


November 18

2019 General Conference: the possible impact on laity, pastors, and local congregations—Rev. Gary Gibson, District Superintendent, Heartland District, Kentucky Conference, United Methodist Church


December 2

 2019 General Conference: One Pastor’s Perspective on navigating local church ministry in our changing world—Rev. Darren Brandon, Senior Pastor, St. Paul United Methodist Church


Each session will include a presentation and time for discussion. Attendees are strongly encouraged to visit the United Methodist Church Web site at www.umc.org in advance for background on this issue where you can download the full report on A Way Forward.