General Conference 2004: General Agency Reports, Proposals & Petitions

GCFA reports

Reports & petitions by general agency

The general agencies of the church submit reports of their work during the current quadrennium, as well as reporting on proposed new initiatives. If a general agency report is available online, a link to it is listed below.

General agencies may also submit petitions for considering by the General Conference. Links to petitions submitted by a general agency are listed below. (If a report proposes a new initiative, a petition related to that proposal is also submitted.)

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Bishop Mande Muyombo (front, right) presides over a meeting of the Africa University board of directors in Mutare, Zimbabwe. Mande is the first Africa University graduate to chair the board. Photo courtesy of Africa University.

Bishop is first AU grad to chair university’s board

Bishop Mande Muyombo is the first Africa University graduate to chair the board of directors of the United Methodist university.
General Church
Minnesota Conference clergy and laity gathered at Normandale Hylands United Methodist Church hold table talk discussions about the three plans set to be considered by the special General Conference. Many United Methodist Conferences have been having town all meetings to explain the plans and give people a chance to share opinions about them. Photo by Sam Hodges, UMNS

Decisions won't stop with General Conference

All three Way Forward plans hold at least potential for tough votes by local churches, conferences.
Poverty
Jeru Barnabas is one of 800 women who received microfinance loans through the Empower Her project, a ministry of The United Methodist Church in Nigeria. Photo by the Rev. Ande Emmanuel.

Empowering Nigerian women through microloans

The United Methodist Church in Nigeria's "Empower Her" project is helping women start small businesses to provide for their families.

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