“An Act of Repentance toward Healing Relationships with Indigenous Peoples” engaged the 2012 General Conference to remember, repent and make a commitment to an ongoing transformational relationship with Indigenous Peoples. Dr. Thom White Wolf Fassett spoke “From the People.” Dr. George Tinker’s “word” encouraged all to make “No Apologies. Just Repent. Seriously.” The music of Marcus Briggs-Cloud was stirring. Delegates were invited to collect a rock from the symbolic river that ran along the center aisle of the plenary floor and to keep that rock as a reminder and active symbol encouraging continuing repentance.
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List of GC2019 petitions under court review
Downloadable PDF lists approved changes to the Book of Discipline that will be reviewed by the Judicial Council in April.
Opinion: ‘What’s next for our United Methodist Church?’
With a little more than a year before the regular General Conference 2020, retired Bishop Michael J. Coyner looks at what The United Methodist Church might consider for the future.
Traditional Plan advances as One Church, Simple plans fail
General Conference 2019 delegates moved the Traditional Plan forward to plenary, not the One Church Plan or the Simple.