February 10, 2023
Here you will find resources that the Fairhope UMC Discernment Team have found useful:
(This list will be added to as more resources become available)
FROM THE UMC CONFERENCE...
Alabama-west florida conference website:
A Word from Bishop Graves:
Press release from Council of Bishops:
Council of Bishops Press Release
Ask the UMC Series:
As members of The United Methodist Church debate the church's stance on human sexuality, some congregations are considering whether they wish to leave the denomination. During this challenging time, misinformation about the church's official positions, how a church can exit, and what the future holds is causing added stress for many. Ask The UMC has created this series of FAQs designed to help dispel false information and provide accurate answers to the questions we are receiving.
Link to the 2016 Book of Discipline:
Book of Discipline: ¶2553. Disaffiliation over Human Sexuality:
FROM THE FAIRHOPE UMC DISCERNMENT TEAM:
dECEMBER 2022 qUESTIONS & aNSWERS
January 2023 Questions & Answers