Commission on a Way Forward

What is the 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 them at


Click here to view a list of the Commission Members

Click here to view a handbook for the work of the Commission on a Way Forward.

Click here to download a list of resources for a Way Forward.

Commission on a Way Forward offers video resources for 2019 General Conference (6/27/18)

In its continued efforts to inform The United Methodist Church on its processes and work, the Commission on a Way Forward has released videos that document the experiences, hopes, dreams, concerns, approach, and learnings of the 32-member Commission. See list of videos

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