United Methodist general secretaries

Gil Hanke Aug. 2012

UMNS Photo by Mike DuBose

After surviving a failed push for a radical restructure, United Methodist general agencies are moving forward with smaller staffs and boards but renewed vigor and hope. Read more

In the Church

Jim Winkler August 2012

UMNS Photo by Jay Mallin

Faced with budget cuts and pressure for restructure and efficiency, the top executives of United Methodist program agencies seek creative ways to adapt to the denomination's newest challenges. Read more

In the Church

Jim Winkler, top executive of the General Board of Church and Society, examines how legislation coming before General Conference April 24-May 4 reflects the state of The United Methodist Church. Read more


Hearing a word from the Lord in the most recent reactions to Call to Action and the Connectional Table restructure proposal. Read more

Views from a Ridge

Gilbert Hanke

UMNS Photo

General Secretaries of 12 United Methodist boards and agencies unveil a sharp critique of the proposed Call to Action restructure plan. Read more

GC Archive

Reform or Refunction?

Dan R. Dick responds to the UMC General Secretaries' opposition to the radical Call to Action restructure proposal. Read more

Jan 31, 2012 2:10 PM Dan R. Dick