Statement and Documents from the Discernment Committee
The information contained on this webpage is for informational purposes only and represents a good faith effort by the O'Fallon First UMC Discernment Committee to educate and inform our congregation on the full range of perspectives regarding the current issues facing the UMC and their impact on the future of our church. The inclusion of any links herein does not imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them by the Discernment Committee, and we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness or factual accuracy of any opinions/information presented. We encourage the congregation to prayerfully consider all information disseminated, independently verify any information upon which you rely, and seek out truthful information on your own such that if the time comes, you will be able to make a decision on disaffiliation or not based upon your own informed heart and mind.
1. How the UMC Got to This Point
2. IGRC Disaffiliation Document
3. UMC Reason for Division - Information Paper
5. Wesleyan Denomination Comparison Chart
6. Scripture Reference Chart
7. Cost of Disaffiliation
9. Slide Presentation from Informational Meetings
If you have any further questions about the discernment process, please contact the church office and they can connect you to a member of the Discernment Committee.