A Path Forward
Denomination Alignment 2022
The path of the righteous is level; you, the Upright One, make the way
of the righteous smooth. Yes, Lord, walking in the way of your laws, we wait for you;
your name and renown are the desire of our hearts. - Isaiah 26:7-8
The ongoing conflict over foundational principles and theological divisions within the United Methodist Church have intensified over the last few months, leaving many UMC-affiliated churches wondering what the future holds. Things have now reached a point where we believe Grace UMC must make decisions about remaining within the United Methodist Church or leaving for another preferred future. With every decision, we echo the words of Isaiah, that our only desire is to make known the name and renown of the Lord. Join us on this path forward guided by these following steps.
A Prayer for God's Guidance
"The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; a good understanding have all those who do His commandments. His praise endures forever."
Psalm 111:10; Proverbs 1:7a
40 Days of Prayer
Theologically Progressive United Methodism
UMC/GMC Comparison Resources
Comparison of Future UMC and GMC - Chris Ritter
Why Stay UMC - Adam Hamilton
Why Leave the UMC - Jeff Greenway
Global Methodist Church