2012 General Conference

Rev. Yocum reports from General Conference

Mary White, left at table, chair of the EPA Conference delegation, chairs a sub-committee of the Finance and Administration Legislative Committee. Photo by Bron Yocum. We’re off! General Confetence 2012… Read more

Resources to prepare for General Conference

Join Robert Schnase for “Remember the Future: 30 Days of Preparation,” a series of reflections as The United Methodist Church prepares for General Conference 2012. These daily meditations explore hope,… Read more

Repentance to Indigenous Persons planned for General Conference 2012

  Photo:  The Rev. George Tinker addresses the board of the General Commission on Christian Unity Interreligious Concerns on Sept. 28, 2010 in Denver, Colo.  Native American theologian, scholar to… Read more

Commentary: The Price of Repentance

COMMENTARY:  The Price of Repentance by Anita Phillips * The 2012 General Conference will be a turning point for The United Methodist Church.  I’m not referring to budget discussions or organizational changes… Read more

General Conference 2012 – Act of Repentance to Indigenous Peoples

A personal journey leads to the 2012 Act of Repentance to Indigenous Peoples Harry Askin is taking part in a monumental journey to seek repentance for horrific crimes against indigenous… Read more

Election of Delegates

Tellers collect ballots at 2011 Eastern Pennsylvania Annual Conference.  Ballots were counted electronically. Laity: GC and NEJ: Mary White, Judith K. Ehninger, Thomas Gibson, Ruth A. Daugherty, Brenda Tildon NEJ: Jordan… Read more

Annual Conference Voting

THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE EDITION OF NEWSPIRIT contains the Clergy and Laity Nominee Bios and the 2011 Resolutions. Nominees for Lay Delegate to General and Jurisdictional Conference Nominees for Clergy Delegates… Read more

Ministry Study Commission Drafting Legislation for General Conference 2012

Article by Vicki Brown* The Study of Ministry Commission has mapped out changes that include a shift away from security of employment for elders, a move to group candidacy mentoring,… Read more

General Conference 2012 Theme and Logo Developed

The Commission on the General Conference has selected “Make Disciples of Jesus Christ to Transform the World” as the theme for The United Methodist Church’s 2012 General Conference, scheduled for… Read more