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.
Seeing a Way Forward: Bishop Bruce Ough
Dakotas-Minnesota Area Bishop Bruce Ough was president of the Council of Bishops during the 2016 General Conference that authorized the Commission on a Way Forward. He discusses the commission’s work and his hopes for the upcoming special 2019 General Conference.
Commentary: Evaluating the GC2019 organizational plan
A reserve lay delegate praises some of the organizational plan for the special General Conference 2019, but raises concerns about other points, including selection of committee officers.