What Are the Possible Outcomes for GC2019?

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I suppose the rules for voting these plans and petitions will be established and that could be an interesting squabble. Whatever happens at GC 2019 it looks like The UMC coming out will not be the same UMC that went in. If this Way Forward is not settled we can look forward to even more infighting. Settle it so we can all make our personal choices and move on.

Kevin 152 days ago


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