National Workshop on Christian Unity, St. Louis, MO
Monday, April 1, 2019 to Thursday, April 4, 2019
The National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU) will be held April 1-4, 2019, in St. Louis, Missouri.
The theme will be “Beloved Community: a Call to Holiness and Justice” and all plenaries, seminars and lodging will be in the Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark.
The Theologian in Residence will be Brother Emile from the Taize Community, and participants will be given the opportunity to pray three times a day in the Tazie style.
The banquet speaker will be Rev. F. Willis Johnson, and he will talk about racial issues surrounding Ferguson, Missouri. Bishop Robert Farr and Archbishop Carlson will offer a joint plenary. And, Dr. Amy Oden will offer a seminar.
The annual UMEIT: USA ecumenical/interreligious training will be offered on April 1. This is for annual conference CUIR chairs and other Methodists interested in ecumenical ministry.
Later in the week Methodists and Episcopalians will gather together to talk about the full communion proposal currently between them.