Open Invitation to Study

Join the Love Prevails 2014 Native American Study as we engage in larger resistance to oppression within the United Methodist Church. For more information check out the tab above and please read the letter sent to the Council of Bishops and Members of the Connectional Table below for more information.

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Help Love Prevails!

In honor of our one year anniversary on Facebook, Love Prevails is running a campaign to try to reach 2016 likes in anticipation of General Conference 2016. Check out our Facebook page for more details on how to win a Love Prevails t-shirt and watch Will Green explain why he likes Love Prevails below:

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A Letter to the Council of Bishops and Connectional Table

DO NOT BE LULLED BY INSTITUTION-SPEAK. After last Friday’s meeting (see our previous video comments on the meeting), two bishops sent out this letter. They wrote, “It was a time of deep listening, engaging the question of how our denomination could live together in less harmful ways.  Times of prayer and reflection shaped the conversation, as participants attempted to engage one another with a spirit of openness, learning, and relationship building.” LESS harmful ways? The discrepancy between the painful baring of souls and suffering of LGBTQ folks that was expressed at the meeting and the meaningless propaganda that is this letter is an insult, and simply continues the harm. Stay tuned for further communications about the substance of these meetings. The next meeting has already been scheduled for early September.7-18 CT_COB Response Letter-page-001

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Reflections on July 18th Meeting

NOT. ONE. Not one person representing moderate or conservative perspectives on the inclusion and exclusion of LGBTQ persons in the UMC chose to attend the meeting in Chicago to which we were all invited today. Here are our reflections after the meeting.

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July 18th Conversation

This coming Friday, July 18th, there will be a meeting in Chicago called by the Connectional Table and the Council of Bishops Executive Meeting. See our letter about it below.July 18 Letter Final-page-001

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An Open Letter: Non-Support of “Local Option”

Please read our most recent Open Letter that was sent to the Council of Bishops as well as the Connectional Table today.

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June 2014 Connectional Table Response

Read our recent letter to the Connectional Table below. CT June 2014-page-001 (1)

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