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  • Reviving a tradition that is more than a century old, the United Methodist Council of Bishops sent a letter to the people of The United Methodist Church following the 2016 General Conference.
  • This message is the fourth in a series from Director of Connectional Ministries Matt Curry detailing what happens at annual conference. Here he focuses on the opportunities for worship.
  • By Heather Hahn May 20, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) Goodbye, historically low budget. Hello, slight increase. General Conference delegates on May 20 approved a general church budget of $604 million ...
  • By Sam Hodges May 20, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) After prolonged, impassioned debate, General Conference 2016 chose not to add a fossil fuels investment screen for the United Methodist Board of ...
  • By Joey Butler May 19, 2016 | PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) A day after tabling potentially contentious legislation on human sexuality, General Conference 2016 moved through its calendar at a steady clip, ...