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Some Thoughts from Bishop Hagiya on #gc2012

It is my second week here in Tampa at our General Conference.  The Council of Bishops meets the week before General Conference starts, so...

Thoughts on #GC2012 after a week of less stressful living

Delegation members Marie Kuch, the Rev. Gloria Kymn, Amory Peck and the Rev. Craig Parrish share a light moment with their 'voting keypads' on...

#UMCGC Reflection: Conversations in 140 characters

By Megan Kilpatrick May 13, 2016 | Portland, Oregon I don't Tweet much. That might come as a surprise to some folks who've been online these...

PNW delegates share their hopes for General Conference 2016

Marie Kuch-Stanovsky, Joan Holms, Megan Ernst Kilpatrick, Dave Reinholz, Amanda Tobey, the Rev. David Nieda, Austin Adkinson, Kay C. Barckley, the Rev. Monica Corsaro,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Rev. Craig’s Thoughts on the Eve of Day 5 of #GC2012

It's Saturday night and the legislative committee portion of General Conference 2012 has ended. The Western jurisdiction took a major hit late this afternoon....

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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