Pacific Islander Youth in Post-GC2019

Pacific Islander Youth in Post-GC2019

With so many voices weighing in on this contentious General Conference, I wanted to lift up the UMC Pacific Islander Community’s perspective and learn from how they are showing up to St. Louis and what GC19 means for their local context.

The Cross Unites Us by His Love

The Cross Unites Us by His Love

Former Desert Southwest Conference clergy person gifts hand-made olive-tree wooden crosses to entire General Conference delegation. “I cried out to God to help me live out my call … the spirit led me” – Lerdahl

General Conference 2019: The Work Begins

The legislative work of the 2019 General Conference of The United Methodist Church begins on Sunday, Feb. 24 with an organizational session. First order of business will be standard housekeeping items such as setting the bar and taking roll call. The plenary will receive reports from the Committee on the General Conference, Committee on Agenda and Calendar, and Administrative Committees, as well as the report from the Commission on a Way Forward.

Day of Prayer and Worship: Starting With Surrender

Day of Prayer and Worship: Starting With Surrender

Saturday, as the delegates gathered for the General Conference of The United Methodist Church, their time together started with surrender. This was a surrender to God and a surrender to the Holy Spirit. It was a sign that we are giving up of ourselves with the knowledge that our God is not giving up on us.