Chuck Bell is one of the musicians at the 2012 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. His work on the keyboards is evident in the plenary gatherings as well as the noon-time Communion services on the Riverwalk. We talked as we walked through the halls of the Tampa Convention Center.
Decisions won't stop with General Conference
All three Way Forward plans hold at least potential for tough votes by local churches, conferences.
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.