As we await the ruling of the Judicial Council on the constitutionality of the three plans submitted to the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference by the Commission on a Way Forward, here are some of the remarks shared by Bishop Cynthia Harvey, president-designate and Bishop Ken Carter, president of the Council of Bishops during the oral hearing in Zurich, Switzerland, on Tuesday, October 23.

Download their statements.

Uniting Methodists is a movement rather than an organization. As a movement we are striving for greater inclusion and genuine representation in pursuit of shared goals. The statements found on this website represent our current consensus about important questions before the church. We invite suggestions, critique, and engaging conversations from persons across the UMC. The Uniting Methodists Leadership Team views this work as iterative and certain to be added to and enhanced over time.

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