General Conference 2019
Group of bishops calling for ‘deeper conversations’
Eight active and retired United Methodist bishops released a statement calling for the church to be open to new expressions of Methodist witness.
Bishops warned their funding imperiled
Church financial leaders sounded the alarm that if current trends persist, the Episcopal Fund will run out of money in five years.
Bishop suggests hold on trials, trust clause
The Council of Bishops president proposes coupling a pause in church trials related to LGBTQ restrictions and a relaxation of the denomination’s trust clause.