Growing With: Every Parents’ Guide to Helping Parents of Teenagers and Young Adults Thrive in their Faith, Family, and Future.
By Brennen Boose NASHVILLE, TN – Over 2,400 youth and church youth leaders packed the Opryland Hotel and Convention Center for 2019 Warmth in Winter. Youth from all across the Tennessee Conference traveled to Nashville, TN to be reminded of how we are knit together through Christ. The theme of Read More »
Petitions that had been approved to move forward out of the legislative session on Monday as well as minority reports were brought before the plenary session on the fourth and final day of the special session of General Conference. The One Church Plan, which failed on Monday, was reintroduced as Read More »
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ST. LOUIS – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church would like to thank the delegates to the Special Session of the General Conference for their diligent work during the 2019 conference, which ended today in St. Louis, in the United States. The General Conference is the highest Read More »
During the third day of the special session of General Conference, the Legislative Committee (all 864 lay and clergy delegates) voted on whether or not petitions submitted to the General Conference will go forward to the Tuesday plenary session for a final vote. Amendments and arguments before and against various Read More »
The second day of the special session began with worship and an appeal for unity in the sermon by Bishop Kenneth Carter, “Remember: you are the people of the cross and the flame.” (Read sermon text.) The morning business sessions then dealt with logistical matters and the introduction of members Read More »
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – Council of Bishops President Bishop Kenneth H. Carter today called on United Methodists to make every effort to maintain unity for the sake of God’s mission as the denomination’s top legislative body began its work in St. Louis, Missouri. Preaching in the opening worship of the Read More »
The 2019 Special Session of General Conference was a day focused on prayer for both the General Conference and for “increased effectiveness in our mission.” The day began with a prayer service with the theme: Surrender to God’s Purpose. Then there were several hours with experiential prayer guided by bishops Read More »
We shared prayers from the Tennessee Conference delegates (and alternates) on social media as the General Conference observed a day of prayer on Saturday, Feb. 23. We encourage you to continue to pray these prayers with them throughout the special session. Rev. Jacob Armstrong O God, We need you this Read More »