The Traditional Plan heads for a vote by the entire General Conference plenary vote on Tuesday, along with two exit plans.
Pensions, exit plans and the Traditional Plan topped delegates choices for priority legislation, but proponents of the One Church Plan cautioned that they haven’t given up.
Images from the Day of Prayer that began the 2019 General Conference.
The Rev. Chris Ritter backs the Connectional Conferences Plan of the Way Forward Report because he thinks it offers a path to “United Methodism 2.0.”
GC2019 delegate Dave Nuckols, who served on the Way Forward commission, thinks it’s crucial to dispel misconceptions about the One Church Plan.
The Rev. Forbes Matonga of Zimbabwe looks at the Way Forward plans from an African perspective.
Manila Area Bishop Ciriaco Q. Francisco said that many of his church members are looking toward the upcoming called special General Conference with both fear and anticipation.
The Rev. Maxie Dunnam sponsors the “Modified Traditional” Plan headed to the 2019 General Conference.
The Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai, chief connectional ministries officer for the Connectional Table, said that in the midst of anxiety over the future direction of The United Methodist Church, she continues to pray for unity.
Bishop Scott Jones weighed the characteristics of the three models put forth by the Commission on A Way Forward.