This section contains articles published prior to the 2012 General Conference regarding United Methodist global nature. It is not currently updated. For current articles please see our Issues section.more
2012 Global Nature
North Katanga Conference from the Democratic Republic of Congo prepares to come to Tampa for the 2012 United Methodist General Conference as church leaders, not as beggars. more
Apr 19, 2012 7:35 AM 2012 Global Nature
The committee to research the worldwide identity of The United Methodist Church offer proposals for changing hearts and minds on the UMC's global nature. more
Jan 3, 2012 6:39 PM 2012 Global Nature
The Council of Bishops has endorsed the Call to Action restructure plan coming before the 2012 General Conference. more
Pan-Methodist Agreement Coming Before Delegates
Delegates will vote on full communion with historically black Methodist churches during the 2012 General Conference
Ethnic Groups Offer Ideas for Vital Church
Racial-ethnic caucuses offer their suggestions for achieving vitality in The United Methodist Church.
Black Leaders Air Concerns
Black Methodists for Church Renewal airs concerns about the effects of Call to Action and the Connectional Table restructure on racial and ethnic communities.
Native American Task Force Raises Structure Concerns
Native American United Methodists fear the proposed Call to Action will undermine their ministry