Mark Wharff, Jim Bickerton, and Harriette Cross talk about being a mashall and page at the General Conference. Mark’s attending his 9th General Conference; he coordinates the marshall and page volunteers. Jim, father of Bishop Thomas Bickerton, is a first-time marshall. Harriette is attending her fourth General Conference as a page.
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Church exit plan already in effect, court says
But the United Methodist Judicial Council has no ruling on Traditional Plan questions from bishops.
Bishop suggests hold on trials, trust clause
The Council of Bishops president proposes coupling a pause in church trials related to LGBTQ restrictions and a relaxation of the denomination’s trust clause.