Tag: General Conference
Top 10 news stories of 2022
What were on the minds and hearts of Michigan United Methodists in 2022? Review and remember the top 10 news stories from last year.
United Methodists head to the polls
United Methodists should review what General Conference has said in the Book of Resolutions as they reflect on the issues facing our state and nation and the candidates who run… Continue Reading United Methodists head to the polls
Protocol’s day has passed, some say
More than a quarter of the leaders who negotiated the proposed Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace through Separation say they can no longer support the proposal.
Door opens to elect bishops in 2022
The Council of Bishops (COB) is expressing its appreciation following the Judicial Council’s ruling that the COB is authorized to set the date to elect bishops in 2022.
Denominational giving drops for 3rd year
The decline in UMC giving comes as COVID-19 continues its menace and a possible denominational separation is on the horizon.
A United Methodist ‘schism’?
The Rev. Dr. Charles Boayue, Jr., considers the possible schism in the denomination and concludes the best outcome is, “holding on to the hand of Jesus Christ.”
Bishops appalled by WCA plan
The Wesleyan Covenant Association’s (WCA) plan to assist some United Methodists, mostly in Africa, with getting COVID-19 vaccinations has been denounced by Central Conference bishops.
General Conference plans continue
Planners of the next General Conference stick to the goal of holding this pivotal legislative assembly in person with delegates from around the globe. Inclusion and health are top values.
Connectional Table aims to restructure
The Connectional Table hopes to restructure with a goal is to become a body that serves the whole church rather than certain constituencies.
Bishops offer framework for UMC
United Methodist bishops envision a church driven by the mission of Christ, where all will have a home. They aim for this narrative to be a starting point for United… Continue Reading Bishops offer framework for UMC