Category: Organizing

Toward Mutual Care, Pt. 3

By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair Part Three of Three Previously, I’ve talked about the likely split to come and the value of mutual care for one another regardless of theological differences. I also suggested some steps we can take now to prepare. As… Continue Reading “Toward Mutual Care, Pt. 3”

Toward Mutual Care, Pt. 2

By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair Part Two of Three Previously, I talked about changing our mindsets, accepting the denominational split likely to come and moving toward mutual care for one another as the situation develops. Here are two broad ideas Holston progressives, centrists… Continue Reading “Toward Mutual Care, Pt. 2”

Toward Mutual Care, Pt. 1

By Chuck Griffin Chair, Holston WCA First of Three Parts. A split in our denomination is a near certainty. I know, I know, it’s hard to get our heads around this idea—so many have so much invested in the existence of the United Methodist… Continue Reading “Toward Mutual Care, Pt. 1”

Post AC Planning

Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair I can tell from social media there is a lot of “what’s next” talk among Traditionalists in the Holston Conference following our annual conference. There is something we need to be doing now and continually—pray. In particular, we need… Continue Reading “Post AC Planning”

Update on the Future of Methodism

A little over three weeks ago, the Rev. Keith Boyette, president of the Wesleyan Covenant Association, held a conference call for leaders of WCA regional chapters. On that call, he shared with us some details of ongoing negotiations among leaders from the traditional and… Continue Reading “Update on the Future of Methodism”