Arriving in Manchester two years ago, Pastor Dillon Burns didn’t want “to shake the boat.” Now he and the congregation are finding the courage to engage in healthy conversations.
In a series of votes taken June 1st on matters related to the 2019 and 2020 General Conferences, the Michigan Annual Conference expressed aspirations for greater inclusion of LGBTQ persons.
As the crucial meeting looms in February 2019, ‘team captains’ of conference delegations are well aware of church’s hopes, fears.
An “old white guy” reflects on his growing up and celebrates being part of a diverse nation, world and church.
For members of the “disability community, inclusion means more than accessible parking spots.