General Conference 2004: General Agency Reports, Proposals & Petitions

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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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Daily Digest - August 21, 2019

Churches help Kentucky miners; Ebola spreads to area with strong UM ties; Growing programs for healthy kids in Brazil
Social Concerns
A train loaded with coal sits on the tracks inside the now-bankrupt mining company Blackjewel's former Black Mountain mining complex. United Methodist churches have stepped up to offer food, school supplies and help with utility bills to out-of-work miners. Photo by Charles Mostoller/Reuters photo

Churches step up to help unemployed miners

After the sudden bankruptcy of the Blackjewel mining company last month, United Methodists are helping with food, utility bills, school supplies and information.
Bishop Richard Wilke. An official portrait courtesy of the Council of Bishops.

Gay daughter sent bishop back to Scriptures

The co-author of the popular Disciple Bible study writes about how learning his daughter is gay led him to examine Scriptures about homosexuality more closely.