Check in with members of your church or community who identify as LGBTQ+ rather than expecting them to reach out to you. Make space for them to share their feelings and responses, and ask how you can be supportive to them.
The following is a collection of resources from sources within and outside of The United Methodist Church.
Being in Ministry with LGBTQ Youth after GC 2019, Including a Discussion Guide about General Conference (Discipleship Ministries)
Young People showing signs of distress (Trevor Project)
Guidelines for being an ally to LGBTQ United Methodists (Religious Institute)
More on the way…