2008 Fall GBGM
Board of Directors, October 2008
10/29/08: Approximately half of the approved funds will go to ongoing Katrina and Rita recovery programs in the Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas Annual Conferences.
Global Ministries News Release
United Methodism's new mission executive led directors of his agency in three reflective study sessions on the images and challenges in a powerful chapter of II Corinthians, a letter of the Apostle Paul, the first great Christian missionary.
Bishop Bruce Ough's Bible study explores what it means to be molded by God, the master potter, to fulfil Christian mission opportunities and challenges today.
10/20/08: The Rev. Edward Paup, new top executive of the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries, is convinced poverty can be eliminated.
Global Ministries Board Meeting News
10/16/08: Bishop Bruce Ough says they put into perspective the Christian mandates to love God and neighbor.
10/15/08: A report to directors states that The United Methodist Church is officially registered in this Central Asian Republic.
Stamford, CT, Oct. 13, 2008--United Methodists can become evangelists and new church planters around the world through a fund launched with an initial gift from a businesswoman in Atlanta, Georgia.
10/14/08: Directors applauded retired Bishop Felton May on the opening day of their annual meeting in Stamford, CT.
10/13/08: Bishop Ough was elected by the board's directors to organize their work for the next four years.