General Conference 2016

The Global Church Gathers
 

The United Methodist Church’s top legislative body met at the Oregon Convention Center, the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, from May 10-20, 2016. Follow the conversation at #umcgc.org. Stories are also available in multiple languages.

General Conference, the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church, convenes once every four years.The conference can revise church law, as well as adopt resolutions on current moral, social, public policy and economic issues. It also approves plans and budgets for churchwide programs.

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Daily Digest - April 25, 2019

Deadly earthquake damages Filipino churches; Creation Care; Keeping students in church
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A family spends the night in a makeshift tent in Porac, Philippines, after a powerful earthquake struck the main island of Luzon on Monday. Photo by Rommuel S. Flores.

Deadly earthquake damages Filipino churches

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