The proposal, given as a draft to credentialed leaders at LMC’s Leadership Assembly on Sept. 18, incorporated feedback from “Listening and Vision Casting” meetings held in eight churches across the conference Aug. 15-Sept. 8.
After the Bishop Board finalizes a recommendation, LMC’s 412 active credentialed leaders will vote on it, perhaps by the end of the year.
The 630-square-mile island is home to about 85,000 residents but sits far closer to Turkey than Greece. Lesbos is only four to five miles from the Turkish coast at its closest points.
Organized by the Mennonitischer Geschichtsverein (German Mennonite . . .