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.
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.