We support the following affirmations
Despite our differences, we are committed to remain a part of, and support, The United Methodist Church and to fulfill its mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
We are committed to both evangelism and social justice as essential to the expression of vital United Methodism.
We accept and uphold the Doctrinal Standards and Theological Task of The United Methodist Church as stated in our Discipline.
We believe our differences on the questions of same-sex marriage and ordination stem from differences over biblical interpretation, not biblical authority.
We call for disciplinary changes so that clergy are neither compelled to officiate at same-sex weddings, nor prohibited from doing so.
We call for disciplinary changes so that annual conferences are neither compelled to ordain LGBTQ persons, nor prohibited from doing so.
We have joined together, determined to forge a path through the current impasse by fully supporting the One Church Plan.