In Monday morning action the General Conference turned town a proposal to create a position that had become known as a “set-aside” Bishop. Approval would have given the president of the Council of Bishops an opportunity to devote full-time attention to that leadership position without an annual conference assignment and responsibilities.
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Video archive: UM News interviews protocol developers
Leaders who helped develop a separation plan for The United Methodist Church answered questions about their proposal during a live event Jan. 13.
Delegates offer proposal for church unity
United Methodist leaders from Africa, Europe and the Philippines are offering a “Christmas Covenant” and inviting others to sign on.