UM Bishops meet after General Conference

Portland, Oregon — The United Methodist Council of Bishops met on May 21 following the close of General Conference for worship and prayer for the ongoing unity of The United Methodist Church.

The Rev. Adam Hamilton, a clergy delegate from the Great Plains conference, makes a motion on May 18 at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. The motion would give General Conference endorsement to a plan proposed by the denomination's Council of Bishops to address issues related to human sexuality over the next four years.

Ministry Matters: The rise of the “Methodist middle”

According to the New Testament book of Acts, surprising the church is the Holy Spirit’s idea of a good time. My ...
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Bishop Bruce R. Ough, Dakotas-Minnesota Episcopal Area, presides over the May 19 afternoon session of the 2016 United Methodist General Church in Portland, OR.

Bishops issue post-General Conference letter to the church

Reviving a tradition that is more than a century old, the United Methodist Council of Bishops sent this letter today ...
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GC Shorts — The End

Find out what the delegates to General Conference 2016 really needed when it was all over ...
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UMReporter Roundtable — Episode 10 (May 20, 2016)

It's the final episode of the Portland saga as our merry MethoNerds talk about the final day of the 2016 ...
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The Rev. L. Fitgerals Reist III, secretary of the 2016 United Methodist General Conference, addresses the plenary May 20 in Portland, OR.

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The Rev. L. Fitgerals Reist III, secretary of the 2016 United Methodist General Conference, addresses the plenary May 20 in ...
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African Methodists worry about the church that brought them Christianity

African Methodists worry about the church that brought them Christianity

Delegates pray following the statement from Bishop Bruce R. Ough about sexuality and the church from the denomination's Council of ...
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Lonnie Chafin, Northern Illinois Conference, speaks on the GCFA budget May 20 at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, OR.

General Conference approves $604 million budget

Lonnie Chafin, Northern Illinois Conference, speaks on the GCFA budget May 20 at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in ...
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Recently Read: The divided Methodist Church

Attendees vote to allow an unscheduled announcement from Bishop Bruce Ough, from the Dakotas-Minnesota church district and president of the ...
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