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Mark Tooley - Institute on Religion and Democracy President

For all United Methodists (laity and clergy) who are interested

in evangelism and a renewal of Biblical Christianity…

Would you like a better understanding of the issues that are currently causing tension within our denomination and that tend to distract us from effectively spreading the Gospel? You are invited to a workshop:




Saturday February 23rd, 2013 at:

First United Methodist Church of Herkimer & Little Falls

127 N. Prospect St, Herkimer, NY 13350

Registration opens at 9am – Workshop begins at 9:30 AM and concludes at 12:00 PM

OR you may wish to attend

Lowville United Methodist Church

7618 N State Street, Lowville, NY 13367

Registration opens at 2pm  Workshop begins at 2:30 PM and concludes at 5PM


We will cover five key challenges:

      Unorthodoxy in the Seminaries    Unaccountable Leaders

      Missions without Evangelism        Disagreements over Sexual Morality

      Radical Political Agendas

Well explore each challenge, discuss the progress that has been

made, and explore opportunities for continued improvement.

Our main presenter will be… Mark Tooley

Mark Tooley is the president of the Institute on Religion and Democracy (IRD) and directs its United Methodist committee (UMAction) – a ministry to reclaim America’s third largest religious body for historic Christian beliefs. He is the author of Taking Back The United Methodist Church and Methodism and Politics in the 20th Century.

RSVP to the event coordinator at bclemens@twcny.rr.com or text message to:  315-725-3127.

You may also call Wayne Clemens at 315-894-6155 please indicate which District workshop you plan to attend.

There is no charge for the workshops, however, a free-will offering will be accepted to help cover costs.