Bishop Julius Calvin Trimble, a member of the Task Force on Immigration and Resident Bishop of Iowa, addressed a midday rally on Saturday. The protest declared “Profit from Pain is Inhumane.” He said, “We are here declaring dignity, not detention.” We are here, he added, to “decry the ungodly obsession with incarceration and point to the oral sinking sands that it represents.”
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Commentary: Are United Methodists ignoring Wesley?
Methodism founder John Wesley implored us to ‘do no harm.’ John Yeaman feels the denomination’s stance on homosexuality ignores that rule.
Audio: Communicators keep telling the story
Jessica Brodie and Matt Brodie are United Methodist communicators from South Carolina. Being a communicator brings with it “a great deal of responsibility to do whatever we do with exceptional integrity,” they said, and it’s their “responsibility to keep telling the story.”
Audio: Bishop Laurie Haller looks to the General Conference
Bishop Laurie Haller shares her feelings about the upcoming General Conference.