DURHAM, N.C. — Reconciling United Methodists of North Carolina will hold its winter meeting on Jan. 10, 5:30 p.m., at Duke Memorial United Methodist Church, 504 W. Chapel Hill St.
Topics include congregational meeting experiences, along with planning, as well as ways to become a reconciling church body.
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In other news, the national organization will host its general conference in Portland, Ore., from May 10-20 and is seeking those who would be willing to serve as a volunteer at the annual event.
It is asking its constituents to sign the Love Your Neighbor Coalition’s vision statement which calls for its members to embrace inclusiveness and to fully welcome the LGBT community into church life, among others issues.
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