Reconciling United Methodists presents "Moving Forward in Hope" with J.J. Warren
Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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Please join in a time of community, inspiration, information, strategy/planning, and communion This event will be held at St. Mark's UMC, 600 Pecore Street, Houston 77009 on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm, with lunch is included.

There is no charge for this, but please register to help us plan for food and logistics. A love offering will be received.

Please arrive at St. Mark's (Pecore) between 9:30 & 10:00 am.  We'll have coffee and light breakfast items available, and the program will begin at 10:00 am.

J.J. Warren will be the speaker and will be first on the agenda, following by a Q & R, followed by a quick update on legislation being submitted to General Conference 2020.  Lunch will be around 11:30 am or so, with intentional table conversations that will be helpful to us all.  We'll close with communion and dismiss about 1:00 pm.

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Information about our speaker J.J. Warren:
     J.J. is a seminary student at Boston University School of Theology, a graduate of New York's Sarah Lawrence College, and a certified candidate for ordination in The United Methodist Church. After making impassioned plea for the inclusion of LGBTQ+ persons at the UMC's top law-making assembly, J.J.'s speech went viral, and his advocacy has been covered by HuffPost, NBC, and WXXI Radio.  His first book: Reclaiming Church: A Call to Action for Religious Rejects, will be available this February from Abingdon Press.  J.J. now travels the world preaching a message of inclusion and forward progress.  You can stay connected to his movement at