Bishop Robert Schnase, resident Bishop of the Missouri Area of The United Methodist Church, presided at a service of Holy Communion on the Riverwalk in Tampa. It was the first of the noon-time services of Holy Communion that will be offered daily throughout the 2012 General Conference of the denomination.
Commentary: After General Conference, people will still need the church
In an open letter to The United Methodist Church, the head of United Methodist Men points out one certainty leading up to the special 2019 General Conference: The church will continue its mission to bring others to Christ.
Commentary: African delegates need information before forming opinions
In a commentary about the choices before the special 2019 General Conference, a Zimbabwean elder urges United Methodists to get all the information before forming an opinion.