Safety in Numbness

Comments (1)

Comment Feed

Bringing Young People Into the Fold

I believe the most important and productive move the Methodist Church could take would be to set term limits for General Conference and Annual Conference Delegates. I think Annual Conference Delegates should be able to serve as delegates for not more than six consecutive annual conferences, and must have a minimum 2 year seperation between serving. For General Conference, a delegate may serve for not more than two (that covers 8 years) General Conferences consecutively (regardless of their Annual Conference (meaning you can't move from one conference to another), and not more than 4 GC's in a lifetime.

Let's face it, there are some people that have long-since worn out their welcomes at GS and at their Annual Conferences, and they need to open up those slots. This would allow more younger people to have a chance to serve as delegates at both levels.

B. John more than 5 years ago

Recent Posts

   Through all the changes of seasons and life, God is with us; we are not alone. United Methodist Insight affirms this hope, and brings news and views intended to help discern the signs of God at work in the world through God's people.
 

   To support Insight's mission, please click on the Donate button above for online giving. Or make checks payable to our sponsoring congregation, St. Stephen UMC, and write "UM Insight" on the memo line. Then mail to United Methodist Insight, c/o St. Stephen United Methodist Church, 2520 Oates Drive, Mesquite, TX 75150. Thank you!


Get United Methodist Insight Weekly!

* indicates required