General Conference Commission Takes Action Following Task Force Review

The Commission on the General Conference, meeting April 7-9 in Lexington, KY, voted to implement new registration and credentialing procedures for General Conference delegates to safeguard against the possibility of unauthorized voting. The action was taken after an independent auditing firm, LBMC, with the assistance of an independent outside legal firm, found "credible objective evidence" that four ineligible persons cast votes at GC2019, using the credentials of delegates who were not present.

Bishop Carcaño Responds to Mass Shooting in Gilroy, Calls for Gun Control

On 7/29/19, Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño posted a special message in response to the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival over the weekend. She requested prayer for the ...

JJ Warren Preaching Tour Comes to California

JJ Warren, the young, openly gay certified candidate for ministry who delivered an impassioned speech on the floor of the 2019 General Conference, has scheduled appearances at...

Church Leaders Look at Options For Future of Denomination

Bishop John Yambasu called a July 19 meeting on behalf of the central conferences- United Methodist regions in Africa, Europe, and the Phillipines. Bishop Christian Alsted, ...

Cal-Nevada Japanese American UMC Caucus Responds to UM Immigration Task Force Call for Action

"Never Again" Is NOW, an article written by Rev. Roger Morimoto of the Japanese American Caucus, California-Nevada Conference of The United Methodist Church which recently ...

UMC Judicial Court Docket Reflects Busy Conference Season

The Judicial Council has an 18-item docket to consider when it meets October 29-November 1 in Evanston, Illinois due to reaction by United Methodist regional bodies in the ...

Deadline Is Near to Apply for Peace With Justice Grants

The deadline to apply for a Peace With Justice Grant of up to $2,000 is right around the corner: August 15, 2019. The money is available to United Methodist churches and ...

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