A rally protesting the growing private prison industry in the United States, and especially the use of such facilities to incarcerate immigrants, tok place on Saturday, April 28 on the Riverwalk, just outside the Tampa Convention Center, site of the 2012 General Conference of The United Methodist Church.
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.