Rocky Mountain Conference: "Toward An Inclusive Church"
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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St. Andrew UMC
9203 S. University Blvd.
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

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Don Messer

This one-day event is designed to encourage dialogue among United Methodists on how to attain Christian unity without sacrificing God's inclusive love in Jesus Christ for all people. The conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at St. Andrew UMC and will offer "focused conversations" on topics such as racism, homosexuality, church schism, the Commission on a Way Forward, the Wesleyan Covenant Association, the United Methodist Discipline, reconciling congregations, and the future of United Methodist seminaries. 

Focused Conversations:

Understanding UM Discipline & Judicial Council - Richard Marsh
Way Forward Commission - Janet Forbes and Brad Laurvick
The Bible: Inclusion and Same Gender Relationships - Harvey Martz
Unfinished Task of Dismantling Racism - Gil Caldwell
United Methodism: Is Schism Inevitable? - Don Messer & Charles Schuster
Why Reconciling Congregations? - Jamie Nieves
Understanding the Wesleyan Covenant Association - Paul Kottke, Randy Jessen, Bob Kaylor
Future of Seminaries (Morning Session Only) - Thomas Wolfe

Registration: $20, includes lunch
Contact Don Messer for more information: or 303-877-1955
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RMC: Toward an Inclusive Church