Commission on a Way Forward releases final videos for 2019 General Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Commission on a Way Forward has released the final two videos of a series that the Commission hopes will inform The United...

Petition Submission Begins for General Conference 2016

Nashville, Tenn.: Petitions for consideration by the 2016 General Conference may be submitted to the Petitions Secretary beginning April 1 and continuing through October...

VIDEO: Reactions to #GC2012 Action Re: Homosexuality

Rev. David Valera interviewed four delegates regarding their reaction to the recent vote(s) of General Conference on the issue of inclusive language and those...

As New 2020 Restrictions Loom, Western Jurisdiction Bishops Pledge Safe Harbor for LGBTQ+ United...

Western bishops lead with grace, not persecution. Active United Methodist Bishops in the Western Jurisdiction announce their intention to set aside complaints against clergy accused of being gay or performing LGBTQ+ weddings; urge others to join them. #UMC4All

United Methodist Bishops Recommend a Way Forward

United Methodist bishops, meeting in Chicago, engaged in a prayerful process to discern a way forward. At the conclusion of the discernment process, the Council of Bishops strongly approved a recommendation.

How do you discern and not just decide? #UMCGC #GC2019

"How do you discern and not just decide?" PNW Clergy delegate to #UMCGC Rev. Mary Huycke offers some insight into how she addresses that question in her preparation for #GC2019

PNW Delegation takes on fossil fuel investment #GC2016

Updated to correct vote count on Minority Report By Pam Brokaw May 20, 2016 | Portland, Oregon While United Methodists seeking divestment from fossil fuels mounted a...

Bishops, The Upper Room launch Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward

WASHINGTON, D.C.  _ The Council of Bishops in partnership with The Upper Room is launching Phase 3 of Praying our Way Forward. Phase 1...

Pacific Northwest board joins in removing LGBTQ bar

UPDATES with PNW board action By Kathy L. Gilbert May 6, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) The Pacific Northwest board of ordained ministry voted May 5 to affirm...

Leaders hope Christian conferencing will set tone

By Crystal Caviness May 11, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) General Conference delegates spent two hours on May 11 on Christian conferencing, the practice of engaging...

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