Tag: 2019 General Conference

Final Word from GC2019

This video from the Rev. Rob Renfroe summarizes what happened at General Conference 2019. Let’s be sure to lift up prayers of thanks for those who worked so hard these last few days on our behalf in St. Louis.

Peace Be with You

By Chuck Griffin Holston WCA Chair Oh, the anxiety. Oh, the chatter! I say that in my Holston Wesleyan Covenant Association role, as a person who gets phone calls and e-mails from worried Methodists. I say that as pastor of a church. As February…

Statement to Delegates

During today’s Holston Conference “Listening Post,” delegates to the United Methodist Church’s February General Conference heard from people wanting to express opinions about upcoming legislation related to homosexual ordinations and marriages. The Holston Wesleyan Covenant Association gave the delegates this statement: First, we would…

From the Judicial Council …

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.

Bishops’ Motion: Some Guidance

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,”…