United Methodist Special Called General Conference, Feb. 23-25

02.19.19 | News, Articles

    On February 23, elected United Methodist delegates along with our bishops gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for a called special session of General Conference. The goal of the meeting was to find a way forward through our disagreements about same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBTQ clergy.  For those of you who wish to learn more about this subject, find our continually updated resources here...

    1. Learn more what happened during the General Conference

    UM News Service - General Conference


    2. Watch the powerful  message delivered by Bishop Hagiya on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Pasadena First UMC


    3. Other resources:

    • United Methodist Insight - A Forum to Discern God's Will for the United Methodist Church

      March 29, 2019 - Article
    • Following books about the LGBTQ and Christian Faith have been recommended by our pastors:

    Homosexuality and Christian Faith    by Walter Wink

    The Good Book  by Peter Gomes

    4. Follow opportunities offered by the California-Pacific Annual Conference over the next two weeks