“Live as children of light. . .” — Ephesians 5:8
We gather June 11-14 for Annual Conference at
We conference together; worshipping, celebrating community and making decisions in regard to our shared ministry. We mark time, noting the annual gathering, thinking of conference years, from June to June. We claim the state of
We also live in connection. We recognize that we are not solitary Christians or solitary congregations. We are connectional in our polity, in our mission, in our organization. We envision our ministry as a shared ministry, an expanding ministry, an expansive ministry.
As we gather for Annual Conference, we will send forth witnesses to other annual conferences to thank them for their partnership in Katrina response. I will be a part of this sending forth, giving June witness in
Together with all “the people called Methodists” let us live as children of light.