Journey toward Act of Repentance

Journey toward 2012 Act of Repentance worship will take place this evening (April 27) at 7:30 p.m. during the General Conference. It is intended to be an acknowledgement of wrongs done to indigenous persons and the beginning of a process to heal relationships between indigenous communities and the church (DCA p.1876). The General Commission on Christian Unity and Inter-religious Concerns has worked diligently to bring this together by actively being engaged in dialogue with many persons including indigenous persons.

We hope that the worship this evening is a time of active listening and a ritual of embarking on a healing journey. Let us prepare our hearts for listening!

Sign up for our newsletter!

SUBSCRIBE
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.
Mission and Ministry
The Rev. Thomas Lank

Seeing ‘new face’ of Christian church in China

A joint United Methodist volunteer team from the North Central and Northeastern jurisdictions makes a journey of peace and goodwill to China.
General Church
Photo of The Rev. William B. Lawrence by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Commission on General Conference added to confusion

Closed meeting and referral decision were mistakes, writes a former president of the United Methodist Judicial Council.