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Western Jurisdiction Response to General Conference 2019

Western Jurisdiction: A Home For All God's People

Letter of Commendation to Bishop Elaine Stanovsky

Rev. Dr. Karen Oliveto Elected Bishop

Bishop Oliveto's Episcopacy Confirmed By Judicial Council

United Methodist Retired Clergy Support Bishop Oliveto & Stand In Solidarity With LGBTQ Laity, Clergy, & Candidates for Ministry

              UM Insight:  Retired Clergy Form Group To Support Bishop Oliveto

Agenda (Tentative)


8:30-9:00 a.m.  

A Call to Inclusiveness 

Welcome and Introductions   Don Messer/Harvey Martz






Bishop Karen Oliveto

Bishop Latrelle Easterling, Baltimore-Washington


9:00-10:15 am  

What Is Happening Now in the United Methodist Church?

Rev. Dr. Mark Holland 



Dr. David Scott, Global Developments

Mountain Sky General Conference delegates--Jasper Peters & others*



10:15-10:30 am

Musical Interlude (Arvada UM Church)


10:30-11:00 am.

The Bible, Sexuality, & United Methodism. Rob Fuquae, St. Luke’s UM Church, Indianapolis


Preaching Amid Polarization, Rev. Mark Feldmeir 


Dismantling Racism-- Bishop Easterling Palmer


Panel Response


12:00-12:30 pm

A Challenge of Inclusiveness—Bishop Karen Oliveto



Speakers and Invited Guests:

Bishop Karen P. Oliveto, Bishop Bishop Latrelle Easterling, Mark Holland, David Scott, Jasper Peters, Rob Fuquae, Mark Feldmeir, Valerie Jackson, Betty Nguyen, Nathan Adams, Tezenio Thong, Harvey Tukutau (lay, RM),Kent Ingram, Dawn Skerritt & Don McCammon (HOD) (Yellowstone)

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