Episcopal Address

Bishop Tracy S. Malone began her Episcopal Address with these words: “It is in the love and grace of Jesus Christ that I give this address this afternoon to speak both to the current crisis within our denomination regarding human sexuality and to the remarkable opportunity we have, in the midst of these uncertain times [...]

Celebration of Retirement

By Lee Ann Dunlap* With the final chords of the “Grand Chorus Dialogue” reverberating throughout Hoover Auditorium, the  Rev. Kurt Landerholm welcomed the congregation into the Celebration of Retirement and the Rev. Carolyn Berry introduced the first of several video reflections by the retiring class. Faces beamed with fond memories as members named the pastors, [...]

Monday Business Session Recap

By Rick Wolcott* Local Pastor Steve Nelson prayed members into the first business session of this 50th Annual Conference session. Conference Secretary the Rev. Cindy Patterson moved that letters of greeting be sent to Mrs. Edwin C. Boulton, Bishop Sally Dyck and Rev. Dr. Kenneth Ehrman, Bishop John and Elaine Hopkins, Bishop Jonathan and Beverly [...]