Tools to help facilitate the conversation about your church's future!

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Disaffiliation Information Links

Wesleyan Investment Foundation - Information for churches needing Low Interest Loans

Iowa WCA Disaffiliation Resources

Presentations and resource booklet from the recent "Here to There" events. The brief presentations cover a variety of topics including looking at our past and dreaming about our future; and the resource booklet includes articles and information for your reading and further discussion within your local church.

Helpful Online Websites

Wesleyan Covenant Association - Articles, Videos, and More from the Global WCA

Global Methodist Church - Explore the Mission, Strategies, and Identity of a possible new form of Methodism

UM News Service - United Methodist Church news

Seedbed - Online bookstore & Other Resources

People Need Jesus - Regularly Updated Blog from WCA leader Chris Ritter (pastor in Geneseo, IL)

Good News Magazine - Magazine & Online Resources from classical evangelical perspective

Firebrand Magazine - Online magazine focusing on scripture & the Wesleyan tradition

Transforming Congregations - Renewal ministry for the United Methodist Church

Confessing Movement - Renewal ministry for the United Methodist Church

UM Action - Renewal ministry for the United Methodist Church


Holy Conversations - A Wesleyan Covenant Association Podcast

Plain Truth - A Holy- Spirited Podcast

Book Suggestions

"A Firm Foundation" , by the Wesleyan Covenant Association

"Are We Really Better Together?" , by Rob Renfroe & Walter Fenton

"The Rise of Theological Liberalism & the Decline of American Methodism" , by James Heidinger

"The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert" , by Rosaria Champagne Butterfield


New Day Conference Speakers - Upper Midwest Gathering exploring the Global Methodist Church

WCA Beginnings - Opening video from the 2016 conference of the Wesleyan Covenant Association

"Choose this day whom you shall Serve" - Dr. Billy Abraham, Evangelical Fellowship of Virginia 2020

Contrasting Progressive Resources to Help Inform

Reconciling Ministries - Resistance Ministry for LGBTQ+ full inclusion

Love Prevails - LGBTQ+ Ministry focused on Disclose, Divest, Disrupt

Hacking Christianity - Progressive Blog from Rev. Jeremy Smith (Seattle, Washington)

Holy Kiss - Progressive Blog from Roger Wayne Wolsey

UM Queer Clergy Caucus - LGBTQ+ Clergy Ministry

Marriage Rites - LGBTQ+ Marriage Ministry