Introduction

In preparation for General Conference 2019 and with a view toward the future of MCC, individual members of the Council of Elders surveyed their Point Elder congregations, clergy, lay delegates, and the UFMCC “Working Groups” (Heterosexual Inclusion Working Group, Disability Access and Inclusion Working Group, etc.) by asking this question:

What is the Spirit calling Metropolitan Community Churches to do and be that requires all our churches to work together?

The full document is available at this link: http://bit.ly/2MwcsZW.

Additional information can be found in Appendix A- http://bit.ly/2WqUOLD, and Appendix B- http://bit.ly/2HZK0v1.

Common themes include the following:

  • Doing Social Justice Work (Locally and Globally) and Addressing Oppression/Addressing Specific Social Justice Issues
  • Sharing resources and inter-church relationships
  • Being the welcoming/inclusive church