What's Next for The United Methodist Church?

This is a challenging time for The United Methodist Church. There is much to be determined about the future of the denomination after the General Conference 2019 vote around human sexuality. Below, you will find links to articles, events and resources to keep you involved and informed in the days and months ahead.


General Links:

A Glossary of Terms and Usage: LGBTQIA+

The United Methodist Church

The Council of Bishops

Minnesota Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church

Post-General Conference 2019 Resources for The Minnesota Annual Conference

United Methodist (UM) News

United Methodist Insight

FAQ About General Conference 2019

The Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church


Working Toward a Fully-Inclusive Methodist Church:

The Inclusive Methodist Movement is meant to serve as a connector of the conversations and information in a time where much is happening, often faster than we can keep up.  To share resources and suggestions and/or to sign up for updates, please email  .  

Opportunities to Engage

Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, January 25, 2020an event led by Dr. Grace Pak from the General Commission on Religion and Race of the United Methodist Church.  Dr. Pak will faciliate conversation and learning to bring people together across cultural differences in order to live more fully into God's Kindom.  While the event is sponsored by Twin Cities District Strategy Team, all across Minnesota are invited, expected, and encouraged to join our conference leadership and attend this first conversation and learning.
  • Sunday, February 23, 2020 -Minnesota Methodists invites you to an afternoon  conversation with Bishop Karen Oliveto at the United Methodist Church of Anoka.  Bishop Oliveto will be in town for the Mahle Lecture at Hamline University, and will also be at the Twin Cities District Ash Wednesday service at Hamline Church on February 26.


Minnesota Methodists

Our Movement Forward

UMC Next

Uniting Methodists

Love Your Neighbor Coalition

Mainstream UMC

Rev. Adam Hamilton's Blog

Reconciling Ministry Network


Collaboration Guide for Centering Marginalized Voices



Organizations Committed to Maintaining a Traditional Methodist Church:

Wesleyan Covenant Association

Good News Magazine

The Institute on Religion and Democracy


Legislation and Articles Related to General Conference 2020 Legislation:

Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation





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