The bishops “call upon United Methodists to be public witnesses regarding the plight and conditions of these children.”
The Rio Texas Annual Conference, site of several immigration detention centers, overwhelmingly passes a resolution asking the U.S. Department of Justice to halt the practice of separating immigrant children from their parents.
Petitions can be sent for the 2019 General Conference starting June 6. Detailed instructions on the form and process can be found online.
The new executive will oversee the transition of the social-action network from the nation’s capital to a new home at Central United Methodist Church in Detroit, Mich.
May 23, 2018
The latest emphasis asks United Methodists to pray daily for the 2019 General Conference on unity.
Bishop James Swanson Sr. announces that Mississippi Conference will keep the property of a breakaway congregation and install an interim pastor.
Bishops clarify statement on Commission on a Way Forward recommendation
Commission ends its work by learning which option the Council of Bishops has endorsed from the group’s work.
Registration fees are intended to cover budget gap for 2019 Special Session of the General Conference