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News February 25, 2019

S.C. delegates react after ‘difficult’ business on Day 3 of GC2019

South Carolina bishop, delegates share thoughts after General Conference day that saw One Church Plan fail, but Traditional and two disaffiliation plans pass. Tuesday is the final day of the special session. Jessica Brodie has the story for the Advocate.

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S.C. delegates react after ‘difficult’ business on Day 3 of GC2019
S.C. delegate the Rev. Tim Rogers makes a motion before General Conference 2019. Photo by Matt Brodie.
News February 24, 2019

Day 2 of GC2019 sets priorities, begins ‘perfecting’ legislation

After a Day 2 that tackled much more work than many expected, General Conference delegates will begin Day 3 perfecting the first of the way forward plans, the Traditional Plan, before moving on to the rest. Jessica Brodie has the story here.

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Day 2 of GC2019 sets priorities, begins ‘perfecting’ legislation
GC2019 delegates voted on their legislative priorities and elected officers of the legislative committee on the afternoon of Day 2. Photo by Matt Brodie.
Women with a purpose: 150 years of United Methodist Women
United Methodist Women from South Carolina have some fun during Leadership Development Days in Tempe, Arizona, earlier this winter.
No Comments   Mar 1, 2019

Women with a purpose: 150 years of United Methodist Women

From its nascent beginnings from eight women gathered in a cozy church room to what it is today—a mission organization comprising 800,000 members around the world—United Methodist Women are celebrating 150 years strong this month. Jessica Brodie has the story.
No one wins
4 Comments   Mar 1, 2019

No one wins

Editor Jessica Brodie on how—despite how many are hearing rejection in the aftermath of General Conference—we should all work to send a different message and narrative: one of God’s love and unity.

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