Discernment Team Elected!
At the recent Board of Stewards meeting the following persons were elected to the Discernment Team:
Emily Garner (Co Chair)
Don Dolan (Co Chair)
The task of this team will include:
- To gather, pray, inquire, listen, and evaluate the relevant aspects of this discussion for
- To support the concerns of the congregation as we work to identify the critical
questions that will need to be addressed in order to faithfully pursue God's will here at
- To help serve as witnesses and educators to the congregation at large, seeking to
provide prudent and accurate information in a timely fashion.
- To seek a deeper understanding of how the issues at hand are relevant to the theology,
worship, outreach, and fellowship of our local congregation.
- To present to the Board of Stewards, after a period of due diligence and discovery,
information and alternatives for the church’s consideration of our next steps in the
identity of mission and ministry for this congregation.
Please be in prayer for this team as they faithfully pursue God’s will here at Fairhope UMC.