Judicial Council Decision Announced

A Special Session of the General Conference has been called for February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri to receive and act upon a report from the Commission on a Way Forward and recommendations of the Council of Bishops. To assist delegates with the preparations for the Special Session, the Council of Bishops asked the [...]

Live Well – Be Well

By Will Jones* 36 years ago, in 1982, Bishop James S. Thomas hosted the first Black Clergy Retreat at Mohican State Park.  This year, the 2018 Black Clergy Retreat returns (September 23-25) to Mohican State Park.  Bishop Thomas instituted the event to nurture and develop Clergy who’s diversity and perspective is invaluable to the Conference.  This [...]

Listening Posts Offered Prior to Special Session of the General Conference

By The East Ohio Conference Delegation* The Special Session of the General Conference, that has been called to address a way forward for The United Methodist Church on the matter of human sexuality, will be held February 23-26, 2019, in St. Louis, Missouri. As East Ohio delegates to this Special Session of the General Conference, [...]