General Conference News
In a manner emblematic of the Western Jurisdiction, the 2019 leadership team meeting March 14 was dedicated to conversation and dialog about General Conference. Members and guests listened and joined together in the conversation.
Those gathered shared hopes for building “new wineskins” that could support both existing commitments to global mission, strong ethnic ministries, and truly inclusive church.
General Secretary responds to General Conference 2019 Commits General Board of Church and Society to work for LGBTQ civil and human rights
### ST. LOUIS, Mo. — General Secretary Susan Henry-Crowe of the General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church released the following statement after the close of the 2019 General Conference of The United Methodist Church: "The United Methodist...
With so many voices weighing in on this contentious General Conference, I wanted to lift up the UMC Pacific Islander Community’s perspective and learn from how they are showing up to St. Louis and what GC19 means for their local context.
Alaska’s delegation to General Conference 2019 issued a statement endorsing the One Church Plan but acknowledges that the Alaska United Methodist Conference is diverse in geography, populations, and theology.
Rev. Anthony Tang, photo by DSCUMC By Rev. Anthony Tang, First Reserve Clergy Delegate and pastor of Desert Mission UMC in the Desert Southwest Conference In this 2019 Called Special Session of General Conference, all petitions will be reviewed and voted upon in one...
Praying our Way Forward
A prayer community in response to the Council of Bishop’s initiative.
IN RE: Petition for Declaratory Decision from the Council of Bishops regarding the constitutionality of three sets of legislative petitions known as the One Church Plan, Connectional Conference Plan, and Traditional Plan.
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