Looking Ahead: Upcoming Events

January 2017

Tuesday, Jan. 10

Webinar “Healthy Families Series: (Social Health) Tackling Challenges of Clergy Families” — 2 p.m. CST. This webinar looks at the unique stresses for clergy families including sexism and racism and how the church can be supportive and demonstrate God’s love for families across many experiences. Details

February 2017

Tuesday, Feb. 7

Webinar “Healthy Families Series: (Financial Health) Setting healthy goals” — This interactive webinar will discuss how to nurture healthy giving, saving, and spending habits in your family and include ideas for teaching children about money. Details

 

 

 

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Daily Digest - December 6, 2019

Jurisdictional conference sues SMU; Doctors’ strike taxes United Methodist hospitals; Pastor offers mercy far from border
Chart summarizes and compares proposals to General Conference 2020 about the future of The United Methodist Church. Graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News.

Comparing plans headed to GC2020

This chart summarizes and compares proposals to General Conference 2020 about the future of The United Methodist Church. The chart does not include plans from individuals and may be updated after all legislation is published.
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Southern Methodist University in Dallas recently changed it Articles of Incorporation and now faces a lawsuit filed by the South Central Jurisdictional Conference of The United Methodist Church. The dispute involves the degree of United Methodist control of the school and comes as the denomination faces an uncertain future. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons.

Jurisdictional conference sues SMU

The Dallas school’s change in governance documents prompted the South Central Jurisdictional Conference to fight what it claims is an effort to sever longstanding legal ties.