The General Conference of The United Methodist Church will convene in Portland, Oregon on May 10-20. The global denomination will vote on whether or not the church will continue to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer individuals.
It’s Time to end the hurt that’s engulfed so many of our families.
It’s Time to welcome and celebrate everyone who comes to The UMC.
Thousands of United Methodists proclaim #ItsTime
Letters sent to delegates (so far!)
Act of Love Screenings Scheduled
You greatly amplified the call for justice and inclusion in The United Methodist Church by writing your delegates, sharing your personal stories, and hosting screenings of An Act of Love in your churches and communities!
It’s difficult to predict exact times in advance, but follow RMN social media for updates about when legislation related to full inclusion might be addressed by the plenary.
Hashtags to follow and use:
Official General Conference – #UMCGC
RMN It’s Time campaign – #ItsTime
Love Your Neighbor Coalition – #JustLove
Read the RMN Blog
GENERAL CONFERENCE DETAILS
RMN Media Contact: M Barclay
Director of Communications
Religion Link media rundown
“ITS TIME” ON THE RMN BLOG
By Matt Berryman, Executive Director
California-Nevada Conference Resolution
By Peggy Gaylord
I am an ally of the LGBT community because I believe that each of us is created in God’s image, and that God loves and accepts us exactly how we were made. I do not believe that one’s sexual orientation or gender identity are innately sinful. To better explain how I...
Desert Southwest Conference Resolution
By Reconciling Ministries Network