Council of Elders, Metropolitan Community Churches
Virtual Spiritual Gathering
11 June 2019
7:00 pm EDT / 23:00 UTC
In preparation for General Conference and with a view toward the future of MCC, individual members of the Council of Elders (COE) 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?
There were 41 responses to this question and several strong themes were revealed when the responses were categorized.
Please join the COE in a virtual Spiritual Gathering where the Elders will discuss these themes and lead the denomination in prayer and spiritual practices in preparation for General Conference. Spanish and Portuguese-speaking Elders will be on the call for purposes of translation.
A summary of the responses can be found here http://bit.ly/2MwcsZW, along with two appendices; one that sets out the collection of responses by theme, Appendix A- http://bit.ly/2WqUOLD, and another one containing the full version of all responses, Appendix B- http://bit.ly/2HZK0v1.