NEW THIS YEAR: A special opportunity to take part in the National Gathering even if you cannot be in Milwaukee this summer. For $35, a single participant can take part in special group of Gathering events ($50 for a group). Using Zoom, subscribers will get access to Opening Worship; the Opening Plenary with Coalition Executive Director Andrew Lang, Coalition Leadership Team President, Rev. Mak Kneebone, and special guest, Rev. Karen Georgia Thompson, who is the nominated Associate General Conference Minister for Global Engagement; Plenary Two, a discussion of gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, and other things with Rev. Sonny Graves and Rev. Nikira Evans-Hernandez; a special discussion of white privilege in LGBTQ communities; the evening concert with Bobby Jo Valentine with a special opening by Max Brumberg-Kraus and McKay Bram; Plenary Three: Faith Building and Movement Building led by Millennials; Plenary Four: The Importance of Advocacy led by Rev. Naomi Washington-Leapheart; Plenary Five: The Intersections of Sexuality, Gender, Disability, and Mental Health; Opening and Closing Worship; Three workshops; and the Open and Affirming Banquet during Synod.