Connie Clark Named Chair of United Methodist Publishing House

The Board of The United Methodist Publishing House (Cokesbury and Abingdon Press) met at its new Nashville headquarters building October 10-12 to organize for the 2017-2020 quadrennium. The Reverend Brian K. Milford was elected as the President & Publisher (CEO) and the new board began its work by selecting Justice Cornelia (Connie) Clark as Chair, Reverend Thomas Salsgiver as Vice […]

Council Executive Committee Affirms Unity, Moves Forward

July 25, 2016 Nashville, Tenn.: Meeting in Chicago last week, the Council of Bishops’ Executive Committee approved a framework for implementing the Commission on a Way Forward and took a step toward a called session of the General Conference in 2018. The Council acknowledged that the landscape of the church has changed dramatically since the […]

A Missional Initiative of the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference From The Southeastern Jurisdictional College of Bishops

The Bishops of the Southeastern Jurisdiction recognize the unique strengths, characteristics, and challenges of our Episcopal Areas. As leaders of the Church in the SEJ, we see a timely opportunity to increase our strategic thinking and action with regard to our context in the Southeast.  Further, it is our hope to continue to focus on […]

Go Tell it on The Mountain: SEJ Budget Reduces by Sixty Percent

By Sybil Davidson SEJ Daily Christian Advocate The Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference approved a budget of $1,774,000 for the 2017–2020 quadrennium. The budget passed as recommended by the SEJ Committee on Finance and Administration and reflects a 60 percent reduction over the previous budget. Starting the report with song, Jim Allen sang “Go Tell it on the […]

A Pastoral Letter from the Southeastern Jurisdictional College of Bishops to the United Methodists in the Southeastern Jurisdiction

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Greetings to you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  We celebrate the way God is working through you and the churches you represent to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.  Your witness is making a difference in the lives of […]