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General Conference
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.
General Church
Bishops Scott Jones (right) and Kasap Owan (center) celebrate the closing worship at the Wesleyan Covenant Association’s global celebration Nov. 3 in Marietta, Ga. Photo by Kathy L. Gilbert, UMNS.

WCA plans new Methodist movement

The Wesleyan Covenant Association began working on a contingency plan for creating a new Methodist movement. The plan depends on decisions from the 2019 General Conference.
Bishops
Bishop Kenneth H. Carter Jr. delivers his first address to his episcopal colleagues as Council of Bishops president. At a time of stress in the church, the bishops meet at United Methodist retreat center Epworth by the Sea on St. Simons Island, Ga. Photo by Heather Hahn, UMNS.

Bishops called to 'scriptural imagination'

At a time of great stress in the church, the Council of Bishops president urged colleagues to trust God and see the world through the lens of Scripture.
Judicial Council
Bishop Kenneth H. Carter Jr. addresses the United Methodist Judicial Council meeting in Zurich. Carter is president of the denomination's Council of Bishops. Photo by Diane Degnan, UMCom.

Court asked to rule on validity of plans

During an oral hearing, the United Methodist Judicial Council is asked to determine the constitutionality of three legislative plans aimed at determining the church’s future.

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