General/Jurisdictional Conference

A Friday Update*

Donna Prichard


It's Friday (I think) afternoon in Tampa. We are starting to tire a little here at General Conference. But the work is getting done. Yesterday and today has been full of legislative committee work as the body considers the many petitions for changes to the Book of Discipline.

A Process with Integrity?

Mark Bateman


So far, the proponents of all the proposed plans have been respectful of the process and have not attempted to manipulate the parliamentary procedure...

Day 4: Frustration!

Vincent Myers


...we were able to talk openly and in disagreement with each other, but yet respectfully and without much tension between us.

Day 3: Lost

Vincent Myers


I title this Lost because, tonight I find myself not having much to write about...Well it looks like I managed to have more on my mind than I thought.

The Challange of Being International

Jan Nelson


But my English-speaking brain that has been to lots of meetings in the US filled in a few gaps that she left. Not so for many of the international delegates.

Day 2: Learning

Vincent Myers


For me there was a great deal of learning that happened. Between briefings, orientations, and getting connected with people from around the country and world.

What I saw yesterday: Tuesday April 24, 2012:

April Hall Cutting


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

Day 1 Travel

Vincent Myers


The only thing I did today was fly, and wait and fly some more. However I did notice something just before I left and it really sank in during my lay-over in Denver.

Got Any Spare Change?

David Armstrong


David Armstrong is Oregon-Idaho's First Reserve Lay Delegate to General Conference, but there is nothing reserved about his opinion that we need to get off the dime and experience some change!

Keep Those Prayers Coming!

Scott Harkness


Preparing for his third General Conference, Scott Harkness acknowledges the role of prayer as an essential ingredient for General Conference AND Annual Conference AND Jurisdictional Conference!

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