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General Conference adopts Bishops’ proposal after contentious debate

In what can only be called a contentious debate, the 2016 General Conference eventually adopted the Council of Bishops "Offering ...
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Council of Bishops recommends way forward

Portland. OR -- In a statement this morning to the General Conference 2016 delegates, Bishop Bruce Ough outlined the Council of ...
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What’s up today at GC2016? Wednesday, May 18, 2016

It's another day at General Conference, and there will be a lot happening. Here are some highlights for today: Morning ...
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Ecumenical Day: UMC in full communion with Moravians, Uniting Church of Sweden

The General Conference of the United Methodist Church celebrated Ecumenical Day Tuesday by recognizing full communion with the northern and ...
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Council of Bishops announce that they are not of one mind

Portland, OR -- In a statement today, Bishop Bruce Ough made it clear that there is no plan of separation of ...
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Bishop Bruce R. Ough (left) receives the gavel as incoming president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops from outgoing president Warner H. Brown, Jr. during the 2016 General Conference in Portland, Ore.

Bishop Ough to address morning plenary re: split rumors

10:24 Bishop Ough addresses the plenary session. He shares a personal story of broken heartedness with regard to his brother, ...
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Henoc Mwenze, delegate from the South-West Katanga Conference, speaks during the afternoon session of calendar items and petitions at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, OR.

General Conference adopts constitutional amendments

Portland, OR -- The 2016 General Conference adopted two amendments to the constitution of the church in the course of their ...
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GC 2016 creates new focus on global health and works on translation issues

Portland, OR (May 16, 2016) -- The 2016 General Conference passed several items in their final session of business today, including ...
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