As one of your delegates to the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s first Global Legislative Assembly, I want to offer you an update on today’s event. I’ll begin by saying there was worship, of course. As many of you have experienced while attending other WCA events,… Continue Reading “A Sort-of-Short Report”
Your Holston WCA delegates to the Wesleyan Covenant Association Global Legislative Assembly seek your prayers Friday. Jeff Weiss is your lay delegate, and Chuck Griffin is your clergy delegate. (With Holston WCA board approval, Chuck is filling in for Rowland Buck, who is unable… Continue Reading “Prayers and Possibilities”
Three churches in the Holston Conference will be hosting simulcasts of the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s Unashamed! Nov. 3 event. First UMC 200 S. College Ave. Bluefield, VA 24605 (276) 326-1466 West End UMC, at the Wytheville Meeting Center 333 Community Blvd., Wytheville, VA 24382… Continue Reading “Unashamed! Simulcasts”
Petitions in harmony with the purpose of the called 2019 General Conference will be allowed. Good news! Orthodox proposals can be heard and voted on in 2019! You also will want to read the statement from the national Wesleyan Covenant Association.
As you may have heard, the UM Council of Bishops made its recommendation regarding General Conference today. You can read the press release here. In short, they’re sending all three options—”traditionalist,” “one church,” and “connectional”— to the 2019 General Conference, but recommending “one church,”… Continue Reading “Bishops’ Motion: Some Guidance”