The Western Jurisdiction’s Leadership Team, which called for the gathering, concluded that the summit was a “movement moment in The United Methodist Church. The future of the church will come out of the vision of our younger people, leaders who stepped into the forefront of work of the summit.” But what does that mean for your church?
Members of the DSC that attended the COR event are leading a panel discussion via live stream on Thursday, October 17, at 6:30 PM. They’ll share what happened at the COR event, clear up misperceptions about what led us to this point and highlight the next steps in the DSC Way Forward. UMC members are asked to engage in the discussion by watching the live stream and posting their questions and concerns in the live stream chat at https://livestream.com/firstchurchmesa/LeadershipInstitute2019QandA.
“We in the Desert Southwest Conference stand for these values. These are the things we hold dear to us. This is what we hope for even as we keep hoping, praying, and working toward unity in our future.” – Bishop Bob Hoshibata
“Perhaps to be called anew means to be called again because we are not making a faithful response to being called the first time, or the tenth time, or the hundredth time.” -Dr. Luther Smith. Find all the details about the 2019 Desert Southwest Annual Conference here.
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