Delegates prepare. Bloggers write. Panels discuss. Congregations pray. All leading up to the 2019 General Conference now ten days away.
In this month’s blog, The Joyful Journey, Bishop David A. Bard remembers a Grammy-winning song and views the 2019 General Conference as a tapestry rich in the love of God.
A series of podcasts by United Methodist bishops, who support the One Church Plan, may be found on the One Church Plan website. Listen to Bishop David Bard and others.
Your church can create a listening session about issues going to the 2019 General Conference. A Tool Box is available for your use.
As the crucial meeting looms in February 2019, ‘team captains’ of conference delegations are well aware of church’s hopes, fears.
United Methodist bishops say they want to provide information to help delegates preparing for the 2019 General Conference. Since its introduction the new site has received both pushback and support.
Bishop David Bard has almost completed his circuit of Connectional Conversation. This video provides an opportunity to hear his opening presentation.
The Wesley Covenant Association’s 2,500 members held their first global legislative assembly on November 2, 2018 and passed four resolutions.
A Judicial Council review of possible plans for the future direction of The UMC found One Church Plan largely constitutional.
Conversations continue around the state as Bishop Bard and Michigan delegates engage groups about A Way Forward for The UMC.