The Africana dinner was held on Sunday evening. Bishop Alfred Norris offered the welcome and introductions. Rev. Ronnie Miller-Yow spoke about the occasion. Bishops Joaquina Nhanala and Julius Calvin Trimble brought Greetings. Mr. Napoleon Grummetti Adamu read the Scripture for the evening. Mr. James Salley spoke about Africa University and introduced the Africa University Choir. Dr. Mary white offered the prayer of blessing for the meal. Bishop John Yambasu, in the place of Bishop Eben Nhiwatiwa, offered the homily. Bishop Violet Fisher made a presentation to the retiring Ebony and African Bishops. Dr. Kabamba Kiboko closed the evening with the benediction.
Mission and Ministry
Commentary: There is danger when there is gender imbalance
The role of all men and all women within The United Methodist Church is to be disciples who make more disciples, writes Gilbert C. Hanke of United Methodist Men.
Commentary: A simple majority is a foundation of sand
A simple majority vote at General Conference provides an unstable basis for denominational unity.
Ask The UMC: Does Christmas have roots in pagan beliefs?
A look at the long history of celebrating Christmas on December 25 and how the early church arrived at that date.