Learning Session 2 on March 16

GC44 Learning Sessions kicked off yesterday and will continue next Wednesday, March 16, at 7 p.m. ET. Everyone is invited to view these sessions live or after the fact via our YouTube channel.

Session 2 on March 16 will again be held in worship and will discuss proposals grouped under the theme of one of the five strategic objectives―Strengthening Invitation: Confidence and Humility in Sharing Faith. In this session, there will be a discussion of proposals related to inter-church relations, better understanding and responding to questions of membership, and space to experiment on new ministry initiatives within bounds, as part of the new Strategic Plan.

The proposed agenda is as follows:

Block A

  • CW02 Initiating Dialogue on Church Union
  • GS11 (NEW) Memorandum of Understanding between The United Church of Canada and the Wesleyan Methodist Synod of Bermuda

Block B

  • GCE05 Living into the Strategic Plan

Block C

  • N:ka02 Membership in United Church through Non-Congregational Communities of Faith
  • TICIF01 Membership