The Council of Bishops has called a Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church to be held February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. The purpose will be to receive and act on a report from the Commission on a Way Forward based on the recommendations of the Council of Bishops. The 32-member Commission was authorized by General Conference 2016 and appointed by the Council of Bishops to examine paragraphs in The Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality and exploring options to strengthen the unity of the church.
 

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Feb 01
Commission on the General Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2019   Nashville, Tennessee: The Commission on the General Conference has ...
Jan 30
By Kathy L. Gilbert Jan. 30, 2019 | NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) If there is a divorce, who gets the church? Weeks away from the 2019 General Conference,...
Jan 29
By Heather Hahn Jan. 29, 2019 | UMNS Wesleyan Covenant Association leaders have started publicizing the group’s plans for responding to whatever the ...
Jan 28
By Jim Patterson Jan. 28, 2019 | NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) Editor’s note: This is the second of a series of stories explaining the most prominent ...
Jan 28
By Linda Bloom Jan. 28, 2019 | UMNS A group representing the interests of United Methodist rural congregations has sent a letter of concern to ...
Jan 24
By Sam Hodges Jan. 24, 2019 | UMNS European and Eurasian delegates to the upcoming special session of General Conference met on their own recently, ...
Jan 24
By Jim Patterson Jan. 24, 2019 | NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of stories explaining the most prominent ...
Jan 21
By Emily Allen I’m pleased to have this opportunity to share my preparations to be a voting delegate at the upcoming special General Conference. As ...
Jan 17
By the Rev. Lloyd Tichaenda Nyarota The past few weeks have been marked by conversations from different people about the history of our denomination ...
Jan 17
By Dr. David W. Scott The Committee on Reference, a typically obscure administrative committee that reviews petitions submitted to General ...
Jan 16
By the Rev. Dr. Sarah J. Rohret Rob Renfroe is right. In his January/February 2019 editorial in the Good News Magazine, he states that the ...
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Comparison Chart of Three Proposals for General Conference