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GC Delegates: What You’re In For

Journeys: General Conference Delegates: What You're In For By Joan Holms with Amory Peck The year 2016 will bring us the opportunity to be more fully engaged...

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...
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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...

#UMCGC Reflection: #WhereAreTheYouth?

Updated to correct an error in the listed %. By Amanda Tobey May 12, 2016 | Portland, Oregon 0.23%. That is percentage of youth voting delegates on...
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VIDEO: PNW Delegates offer extended thoughts on “A Way Forward” and #UMCGC

Video by Rev. David Valera* May 19, 2016 | Portland, Oregon On Wednesday, May 18th, delegates to the 2016 United Methodist General Conference received a proposal...

What do I wear to General Conference?

By Megan Kilpatrick | WJ Lay Delegate It started with a fairly innocuous question: "What do I wear to General Conference?" True to my Millennial roots,...

#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...

Rev. Craig Parrish’s thoughts on Final Morning of #GC2012

Gail Grossman, Rev. Craig Parrish and Bishop Bob Hoshibata stand along the edges of the plenary space with those protesting the church's stance on...

Rev. Craig’s Thoughts on #gc2012 – Day 2

Amory Peck addresses the 2012 General Conference in Tampa, Florida at part of the Laity Address. Photo by PNW Director of Connectional Minsitries, Rev....

#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...

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