GC2016: Getting Connected from the Start

GC2016: Getting Connected from the Start

Joanne Utley


Check out all these different ways to connect with what’s going on in Portland:
Live Video Stream
 Beginning at 5 p.m. (EDT), Tuesday, May 10. Just remember that the local time in Portland, Oregon, is three hours behind New York.

To follow the liturgy for each live-streamed worship service go to: https://gc2016worship.org/.
To Follow the Action

  • Get the Android or iOS version app for your mobile devices at the Google Play or iTunes stores, respectively.
  • Check out photos, videos, news stories, and daily wrap-ups available on the General Conference web site www.gc2016.umc.org.
  • Via the GC Facebook page: facebook.com/umcgeneralconference
  • On Twitter, follow @umcgc. To post your own tweets, use #umcgc, and add #nyacumc to make a connection to other NYAC members.
  • Updates and reports from the NYAC delegation will also be added to the conference Facebook page and the web site at www.nyac.com/blogs?topic=GeneralConference
 Covered in Prayer
All are welcome to join the prayer community created for General Conference by registering at www.60daysofprayer.org.
Legislative Work
The eight NYAC delegates and their legislative committee assignments are:
  • Rev. Denise Smartt Sears, Church and Society 1
  • Dorothee E. Benz, Church and Society 2
  • Carolyn Hardin Engelhardt, Conferences
  • Rev. William Shillady, Financial Administration
  • Frederick K. Brewington, General Administration
  • Rev. Timothy J. Riss, Global Ministries
  • Dorlimar Lebrón Malavé, Independent Commissions
  • Rev. Noel Chin, Ministry and Higher Education/ Superintendency

 The Advance Daily Christian Advocate (ADCA) contains the agenda, rules, delegate listings, petitions, reports from the general agencies/commissions and study committees, information for delegates, and codes of conduct for the General Conference. It can be found at: http://www.umc.org/who-we-are/gc2016-advance-edition-daily-christian-advocate.
To track legislation by number, submitter, or key words, go to: http://www.umc.org/who-we-are/legislation-tracking.