Conference Event: Listening for “The Way Forward” – August 18, 2018

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The Way Forward Event

Topic: “Listening for ‘The Way Forward.’ ”

Saturday, August 18, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Aldersgate UMC
3926 Old Denton Road
Carrollton, TX 75007

Cost: $20.00 (includes lunch)

The Conference Committee on Lay Servant Ministries along with the Board of Laity of the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church announce the fourth annual conference-wide laity event on Saturday, August 18, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Aldersgate UMC, 3926 Old Denton Road, in Carrollton.

This year’s timely topic is “Listening for ‘The Way Forward.’” A special-called General Conference will take place February 23-26, 2019, in St. Louis that will address petitions related to The United Methodist Church’s positions on human sexuality. This event will be an opportunity to learn more about the proposed legislation that will be considered by the General Conference.

Highlights include:

  • Opening Worship
  • Role of the Laity in the Process
  • Overview of Legislation
  • Presentation by General Conference Delegation
  • Discussion over lunch
  • Opportunity to express Hopes, Interests and Apprehensions
  • Closing Worship with Communion

This laity-sponsored event is open to the entire church, both clergy and laity. The cost is $20, which includes lunch.

Registration has closed.