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This article, written by Amory Peck, originally appeared in Channels Newsletter. My intent was to write a review of a recent church-related trip. It was two-and-a-half...

#UMCGC Reflection: A Code of ‘Spirit’

By Megan Kilpatrick May 17, 2016 | Portland, Oregon I have had the privilege of observing the Church and Society 2 Committee during General Conference. The...

#UMCGC Reflection: A Prayer for Old White Men

By David Reinholz May 19, 2016 | Portland, Oregon Dear God, I’m an old, white, heterosexual man. I have as much privilege as any segment of...

Where we are going: What’s next for the #UMC as we await the Judicial...

A recap of a busy week filled with news about the Judicial Council as they consider a challenge to the election of The United Methodist Church's first out lesbian bishop, updates from the Commission on a Way Forward, and Council of Bishops on General Conference 2019.

#UMCGC Reflection: We need variety in voices for the next quadrenium

By Megan Kilpatrick May 18, 2016 | Portland, Oregon It seems like there are babies everywhere at GC. There actually are only a handful of small...

#UMCGC Reflection: Something’s missing…

By Joan Holms May 11, 2016 | Seattle, Washington I needed to return to Seattle on Tuesday, the opening day of General Conference. I had attended...

#UMCGC extends “one small step of sacramental rights” to deacons

Today, delegates approved Petition 60489 which says, "ffering the means of grace to the world, the resident bishop of an annual conference in which the...

Legislative Advocate Scholarship Program #UMCGC

The Love Your Neighbor Coalition and the Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church with generous support from The Collins Foundation are excited to...

How do we see the shades of our faith? #UMCGC

Video by Patrick Scriven May 16, 2016 | Portland, Oregon “We do need to be seen; we do need to see each other. If we can’t...

An Open Letter to Rev. Tom Lambrecht, member of the Commission on a Way...

On Friday, UMC Commission on a Way Forward member Rev. Tom Lambrecht sent a message to email subscribers of Good News Magazine lamenting decisions made by Bishop Elaine Stanovsky in the Greater Northwest Area. In this open letter, Bishop Elaine uses the practices embraced by the Commission in its work, to offer a thoughtful, prayerful, response.

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