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European, Eurasian delegates unhappy with lobbying
By Sam Hodges
Jan. 24, 2019 | UMNS

European and Eurasian delegates to the upcoming special session of General Conference met on their own recently, and they made clear their unhappiness with some activities of caucus groups within The United Methodist Church.

“Many expressed concern over the political maneuvering and lobbying that takes place before and during General Conference and found such behavior difficult to reconcile with their understanding of how the church should conduct its decision-making processes,” said Bishop Christian Alsted, who oversees the Nordic and Baltic Area.  Read more