May 18, 2022
Greetings everyone! A new episode of the First UMC Leadership podcast is now ready and available. Because you have expressed an interest to be kept up to date on General Conference 2024 news, we will alert you each time a new episode is available. It can be found here and on Apple Podcasts.
In this episode, Chad, Carol, and Taylor dive into the timeline for First United Methodist Church of Lexington's time of discernment that Todd introduced in last week's email. As a reminder, the written version of the timeline, as well as all of the resources shared in previous weeks can be found at the bottom of this email.
If you have any feedback, questions, or concerns, the Pastoral Leadership Team would love to hear from you. Feel free to contact Todd, Carol, Chad, Taylor, or Jennifer here.
Click the following to find the video [YouTube] and letter [PDF] referencing previous communications from First United Methodist Church of Lexington about the General Conference postponement. Included is the full statement from our Administrative Council about our plans to remain United Methodist as we await the results from the General Conference.
Click here [PDF] to view the Definitions and Frequently Asked Questions from the first General Conference update email.
The news release from the Kentucky Annual Conference discussing the Judicial Council's ruling about Annual Conferences voting to separate from the UMC can be found here and the full decision from the Judicial Council can be found here.
A written version of the timeline for First United Methodist Church of Lexington's time of discernment can be found here.
The First UMC Leadership podcast can be found here and on Apple Podcasts. New episodes will be released every other week as First United Methodist Church of Lexington journeys through its time of discernment.