See new information added to the end of this story (April 22, 2018). Some Eastern PA members endorse new statement Unhappy with the results of General Conference 2019, about 600… Read more
Nearly two weeks after The United Methodist Church’s dramatic and historic 2019 Special General Conference, which was supposed to point the denomination’s Way Forward, conversations and news stories are still full of questions and answers, opinions and updates.
The commission did their work. A conference was held. Speeches were given. Delegates voted. Decisions were made. Now what? In the days following… Learn more…
According to the Visitor’s Center at the “St. Louis Arch” National Park, this city has always been “the gateway to the west.” The earliest major trails that settlers used to travel to points west went through St. Louis, Missouri.
After four days of prayers, speeches, protests and votes at General Conference, it remains to be seen whether The United Methodist Church has found a way forward or remains stuck. Read more…
With the arching drama of the Special Session of General Conference 2019 now ended, the drama moves into the Judicial Council’s arena. The council will consider ruling on the approved… Read more
By John W. Coleman The United Methodist Church’s 2019 General Conference Special Session, meeting Feb. 23-26 in St. Louis, Mo., finalizes its debates and decision-making Tuesday, in efforts to end… Read more
Offered by Bishop Peggy Johnson, February 23, 2019This is the prayer of confession that I prayed at General Conference this morning. It was written by Rev. Michael Johnson. Gracious God,… Read more
By John W. Coleman From the Rev. Lydia Munoz, 1st day of the General Conference Special Session, Feb. 23, 2019: Still, be still. This has been my centering word and… Read more