The 2016 General Conference in Portland, Oregon, May 10-20, was a dramatic, sweeping marathon of legislation, celebration and demonstrations, and it was one for the ages. In keeping with the… Read more
With a drum welcome from indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest, United Methodists gathered at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland on Tuesday, May 10, for their 2016 General Conference…. Read more
Among the most important but also the most controversial part of General Conference every four years is the conversation about social issues. United Methodists of good will are at different… Read more
Pray for those who may determine NEJ episcopal areas. On the fifth day of General Conference there is a gathering of the Interjurisdictional Committee on the Episcopacy… Read more
Prayers for our church and its global Discipline–At our General Conference, which will be held in Portland, Oregon (May 10-20), there will be conversation about a Global Book of Discipline. Read more
As we continue to journey toward General Conference which will be held in Portland, Oregon (May 10-20, 2016), I ask that you pray about the finances that the delegates will be discussing Read more
Let us continue to pray for General Conference 2016 (May 10-20, 2016). We need to lift up the ministry of worship, in both music and message, at the conference and pray that it edifies each person present and all of us together.
As we continue to look toward General Conference 2016 I call you to prayer for the Pre-General Conference Briefing which will be held January 20-22, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. Read more
I ask that we pray each day for General Conference, and pray all day as an annual conference on Wednesday, January 16. Many important issues will be decided.
Cabinet emulates Matthew 25:36 The terrible human cost of high incarceration rates–among the highest in the world–became a critical concern in 2015 for U.S. politicians, the media and other social… Read more