Sept. 26: Commission on a Way Forward, General Conference 2019 Q&A event 

Save the date for “A Way Forward: a Q&A event with Bishop Sharma D. Lewis, the Rev. Tom Berlin and Ms. Martha Stokes"

This event will focus on the work of the Commission on a Way Forward, the three proposed models and General Conference 2019. The event will be held on Wednesday, September 26 at 7 p.m. at Reveille United Methodist Church, 4200 Cary Street Rd, Richmond, VA 23221-2526.

Bishop Sharma D. Lewis, the Rev. Tom Berlin and Ms. Martha Stokes will share their thoughts as well as moderate questions on these topics. 

The event will be livestreamed and archived at If you can’t make it to Reveille for the live event, the ten additional live sites around the conference include: 

Floris UMC, Arlington District
First UMC, Danville District
Adams UMC, Eastern Shore District
Memorial UMC, Elizabeth River District
South Hill UMC, Farmville District
Afton UMC, Rappahannock River
Hillcrest UMC, Rappahannock River District
Thrasher Memorial UMC, Roanoke District
New Town UMC, York River District
Williamsburg UMC, York River District 

You may also watch the event on your own computer using the same link.

Event Resources
Handout Summary (pdf)
Background: Summary of Plans (pdf)
Way Forward Timline (pdf)

Resources from Sept. 26 Livestream Q&A Event
Tom Berlin's Presentation (pdf)
Martha Stoke's Presentation (pdf)
Six Guiding Principles by Bishop Lewis (pdf)




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