General Conference 2008 News
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5/2/08: Active, former, and retired missionaries served as delegates, interpreters, photographers, accompaniers, and witnesses.
5/2/08: The United Methodist Church celebrated the 100th anniversary of its Social Principles.
5/2/08: The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Research and Learning Center in Colorado will receive $50,000.
5/2/08: Three resolutions initiated by the Women's Division and Global Ministries were renewed by General Conference.
5/2/08: Singers and a small band assisted Mark Miller and Marcia McFee in leading the church in a new way of worship.
5/2/08: Looking forward to Ascension Sunday, Bishop Hope Morgan Ward reflected on the mystery that illumines our faith.
5/2/08: Fair wages for small-scale farmers was among the concerns addressed by The United Methodist Church's highest legislative meeting.
5/1/08: General Conference adopted two resolutions covering both global migration and immigration issues in the US.
5/1/08: United Methodists decided to wipe out malaria because “brothers and sisters don’t sit back and let each other die,” said William H. Gates Sr., co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
5/1/08: "We oppose unilateral first/preemptive strike actions and strategies on the part of any government," declares a new phrase inserted into the Social Principles.