Skip Navigation

View the statement from Council of Bishops president Bishop Bruce R. Ough at the United Methodist General Conference on May 18.

Commission on a Way Forward

 

The Commission on a Way Forward was proposed by the Council of Bishops and approved by the 2016 General Conference to do a complete examination and possible revision of every paragraph of the Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality and explore options that help to maintain and strengthen the unity of the church. 

Learn more about the Commission, catch the latest news and review moderator updates. Contact us at wayforward@umcom.org.

Commission starts to sketch options for the way forward

The Commission on a Way Forward has started sketching models to share with the Council of Bishops as options for finding a way forward for The United Methodist Church (UMC)... Read More

Commission on a Way Forward prepares for critical meeting in Berlin

Members of the Commission on a Way Forward s during one of their meetings in Washington, D.C. in April. (Photo by Maidstone Mulenga) Read More

Commission on a Way Forward issues status report

The Commission on a Way Forward has released a status report updating the church and the leaders on the faithful work of the Commission after four meetings. Read More