With us, not about us

 In an effort to be part of the conversation leading up to GC2019,

LGBTQI United Methodists share their reflections.


People, Not Plans

February 20, 2019, Reconciling Ministries Network, Rev. Becca Girrell, New England Annual Conference Reserve GC2019 Delegate, UM Queer Clergy Caucus

Cannot Love Pieces and Parts of People

February 19, 2019, Hacking Christianity, Rev. Dr. Cedrick Bridgeforth, California Pacific Annual Conference GC2019 Delegate

Grace is not up for a vote

February 12, 2019, United Methodist News Service, Rev. Israel Alvaran, Elder, Philippines Conference


Tearing People to Pieces

February 12, 2019, Hacking Christianity, Rev. Alex da Silva Souto, New York Annual Conference GC2019 Delegate

The Simple Way to “Do No Harm”

February 7, 2019, www.pnwumc.org, Rev. Austin L. Adkinson, Pacific Northwest Conference

They Would Destroy the Rest of the Institution

February 6, 2019, UM Forward, Dr. Dorothee Benz, New York Conference GC2019 Delegate


The Sin of Patience at #GC2019

February 5, 2019, Hacking Christianity, Dr. Dorothee Benz, New York Conference GC2019 Delegate

Why I Stay

February 4, 2019, United Methodist News Service, Kipp Nelson, Candidate for Ordination Alabama-West Florida Conference, Minister of Outreach and Evangelism, FUMC Miami

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United Methodist Church: Care for the Children! #GC2019

January 29, 2019, Hacking Christianity, Rev. Gregory D. Gross, Northern Illinois Conference Clergy GC2019 Delegate

When Your Church Talks About You, Not With You

January 28, 2019, United Methodist News Service, Jorge Lockward, Minister of Worship Arts, Church of the Village, NY, NY

For more voices from LGBTQI United Methodists, see United Methodists for the Simple Plan, Our Stories.