In March 2011 United Methodist bishops and representatives from conferences in the U.S. gathered in Fort Worth for the Financial Leadership Forum at which issues of denominational sustainability were addressed. In the opening session this presentation was made by Lovett H. Weems, Jr., distinguished professor of church leadership and director of the Lewis Center for Church Leadership at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC.
This video show the realities of our UMC denomination as we move into the future. We have a tremendous opportunity to make a real change for the future of our church and the communities in which we serve.
Produced by The General Board of Pension and Health Benefits and the General Council of Finance and Administration for the United Methodist Church. Originally shown at the Financial Leadership Forum March 1-2, 2011