Snippets and Sound Bites from Jurisdictional Conferences

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correction of name

Let's get the correct name of Young Jin Cho of the SEJ in the record here.

Elinor Wolf; Virginia,SEJ more than 4 years ago

Death Sunami

The whole of Bishop Gwinn's message was one of Hope and New beginnings in the face of many UMC challenges including the "death tsunami".

Allen Newton more than 4 years ago

SEJ

In regards to your questions about Young Jin Cho, whose name you butchered, the Jurisdictional Episcopacy Committee voted unanimously to ignore the restriction and to send him to Virginia, and the entire body affirmed this and all these assignments in a vote late Thursday evening.

Revgraysox more than 4 years ago

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