General Conference



Clergy candidate Spencer Cullom, scion of generations of Methodists, struggled with the vote of the 2019 General Conference until she reached a fateful decision. Read more

General Conference 2019

Two more prominent UMCs vote to hold same-sex wedding; Greater Northwest, Nordic & Baltic areas leaders look to future. Read more

General Conference 2019

The Judicial Council will meet April 23-26 to decide on the constitutionality of the petitions that enacted the Traditional Plan. Read more

General Conference 2019 5 Comments

Public support for full LGBTQ inclusion in the United Methodist Church comes from Susquehanna clergy and laity and California-Pacific board of ordained ministry, plus suggestions for keeping on from Mainstream UMC. Read more

General Conference 2019 3 Comments

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