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Judicial Council to hear Bledsoe appeal in November

The UMC’s Judicial Council will meet in November to consider Bishop Earl Bledsoe’s appeal of his involuntary retirement. The council released a statement today (Monday, July 30) saying that the meeting will begin on Nov. 9 and and end no later than Nov. 11. The hearing will likely be in Phoenix, but that will have to confirmed, […]

Jurisdictional Conference delegates support decision to retire Bishop Bledsoe

  OKLAHOMA CITY – Bishop Earl Bledsoe took to the microphone in his own defense Thursday, but South Central Jurisdictional Conference delegates voted to affirm an episcopacy committee’s decision that he be retired involuntarily. “I asked the committee and I’m asking you now:  Where is fair process, where at least I’m able to share my side of the story?” Bishop Bledsoe, leader […]