Create a Pride Day Memorial fund or special offering in honor of non-compatibilist Bishops and Leaders of WCA, Good News, IRD.
Withhold two months' apportionments, then give them all on the third month to show the financial heft of resistors.
Pray and fast, putting saved monies into a fund to support resisters.
Pay off seminary debt for persons of color and victims of gender inequality (anyone represented by the -isms).
Fund a scholarship for an LGBTQ student at Africa University (if they can be open) or for an LGBTQ student at one of the eleven historically black colleges in the United States connected to the UMC.
Take a dedicated offering for Reconciling Ministries or for GBCS, a United Methodist agency that fights systemic issues of discrimination.
Create a support mechanism so that suspended pastors can keep doing their work and get paid by a fund/GoFundMe to support clergy who lose their jobs and/or take a Special offering on the First Sunday of January for a Defense/Relief Fund for laity, clergy, or congregations brought up on charges or financially impacted by punitive appointments, assignments, or other financial impacts resulting from resistance.
Consider a fundraiser something like "Red Nose Day" or "Ice Bucket Challenge" where the proceeds go to suicide prevention or Resisting Harm.
Make sure local churches know how much it will cost to take everyone who has a charge filed on January 1, 2020, to trial.
Boycott businesses that support WCA/IRD.
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