Silent Protest at General Conference #UMCGC


Video by Rev. David Valera, PNW Dir. of Connectional Ministries
May 14, 2016 | PORTLAND, Oregon

During the plenary session at General Conference on Saturday, May 14, a protest was held on and surrounding the conference floor. It began with a moment of personal privilege from Fred Brewington, delegate from the New York Annual Conference.

Rev. David Valera captured video from the scene and spoke with Bishop Cynthia Harvey who offered a prayer in response. Bishop Harvey was the presiding officer of the day.

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