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#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...

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...

Did We Find Our Way Forward?

"Did we find our way forward? I think we did, just not in the way many expected or hoped," writes Inland Missional District Superintendent Gregg Sealey reflecting on the recent General Conference. Since returning home from St. Louis, he has been listening to how people here are processing the decisions made.

A PNW delegate’s perspective on the election of Bishop Karen Oliveto

By Megan Kilpatrick | Western Jurisdictional Conference Delegate Friends in Christ, There has been a lot said about what happened at our Jurisdictional Conference this last...

Rev. Craig’s Thoughts on Day 4 of #GC2012

It was a grueling day. My morning was spent on the losing end of 21 to 1 votes in the subcommittee I'm working in. All...

Preparing for the Unknown

How can we get ready for General Conference when so many things are up in the air? Rev. Elizabeth Ingram Schindler shares how the PNW delegation has been preparing itself for the special session of General Conference later this month and offers suggestions on how United Methodists can do the same.

Reflections on the Last Day by Amory Peck

Post submitted on May 3, 2012 by Amory Peck, First Elected Lay Delegate to General Conference and Conference Lay Leader. Mary Simpson-Stanton praying during morning...

General & Jurisdictional Conference Delegates

Top row (L to R): Rev. Craig Parrish, Rev. Daniel Foster, Marie Kuch, Gail Grossman, and Amory Peck. Second row: Rev. Gloria Kymn, Rev....

Oh Crap!

By Rev. Mary K. (Sellon) Huycke | PNW Clergy Delegate to #UMCGC  I came home from a retirement party last night to find that the shower...

#UMCGC Reflection: Subcommittees – The Best and Worst of Holy Conferencing

By David Reinholz May 12, 2016 | Portland, Oregon John Wesley believed that Christian conferencing is a means of grace. This says when we do it...

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