April Hall Cutting

April Hall Cutting is a delegate to the 2012 Western Jurisdictional Conference and will be attending General Conference as an additional reserve delegate and observer. She is the Pastor at Sweet Home, Halsey, and Harrisburg United Methodist Churches in the central Willamette Valley of Oregon.

Blog Posts

Un-united in the Southeast - 5/10/2012

They nodded their heads. One said, “That’s why I don’t go to church anymore.” Then she smiled. “My parents still attend our United Methodist church. They are in a class studying gay and lesbian inclusion. But most of their church is against it.”

A Saturday Update - 4/29/2012

The subcommittee was compassionate with one another and generous. .Their Holy Conversation that proceeded the vote was deep, moving, and open -- punctuated with tears and laughter. Randy Miller of the Cal-Nevada conference provided leadership and wisdom.

Going Global -- "Your issue is not our issue" - 4/28/2012

For many, English is a second, third or fourth language. Some do not need translation while listening. But when they want to express themselves accurately and fully, they choose to use a translator to assist them.

What I saw yesterday: Tuesday April 24, 2012: - 4/25/2012

I took a morning walk in Ybor City where a dozen of us are staying...

One Adult Sunday School Class Makes It to General Conference... - 3/9/2012

April Hall Cutting marvels at the process that allows one tiny church to offer its voice for justice at the global gathering that is the General Conference of The United Methodist Church.