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Illustration by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

Perspectives on a Way Forward

A panel discussion, streamed on February 6, featured speakers for each of the major plans proposed to the 2019 General Conference.
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Photo by Jan Snider, United Methodist Communications.

United Methodist trust clause: Critical amid struggle?

John Wesley was thinking about church property when he wrote the first trust clause in 1750.
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The Rev. Jerry P. Kulah serves communion during the opening session of the 72nd Annual Conference of  the United Methodist Women in Marshall, Liberia. Photo by E Julu Swen, UMNS.

Africa Initiative calls for global prayer, fasting

Group urges United Methodists to pray for delegates, church leading up to special General Conference.
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The Rev. Thomas Lambrecht addresses the Wesleyan Covenant Association at its April 28-29, 2017, meeting at Christ United Methodist Church in Memphis, Tennessee. Lambrecht, a member of the association’s leadership council and vice president of the Good News renewal group, served as emcee for the gathering. Photo by Tim Tanton, UMNS.

Seeing a Way Forward: The Rev. Tom Lambrecht

Vice president of Good News and a member of the Wesleyan Covenant Association leadership council, the Rev. Lambrecht gives insight into the Traditional Plan and Modified Traditional Plans.

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