Events: All Articles
Articles are arranged in reverse chronological order.
The Theology of Glee: A General Conference “Gleetup” by Leigh Rogers on gc2012conversations.com
04/26/2012 “Glee lifts up spiritual and theological questions, good and bad.” Rev. Becca Clark, clergywoman and a delegate from New England Conference led this MeetUp (one of sevaral to come) of United Methodist Women.
End-of-Day Prayer Meetup, April 25 by Leigh Rogers on gc2012conversations.com
04/26/2012 Every day at General Conference, United Methodist Women is organizing end-of-day prayer gatherings for all–delegates, agency and conference staff, clergy, laity and visitors alike–to center themselves amidst the hectic schedules and grueling meetings required to do the work of the church.
Rest for the Weary: United Methodist Women and Deaconesses Provide Room for Prayer by Mary Beth Coudal
04/25/2012 A quiet space amid the bustle of General Conference is open to all the weary United Methodist delegates and guests looking for sanctuary and peace.
Women, Youth, Race Monitoring Agencies Host Joint Pre-GC Briefing by Yvette Moore
04/24/2012 More than 500 people packed a ballroom of the Tampa Convention Center in Florida for a pre-conference briefing for delegates to the 2012 General Conference of the United Methodist Church, April 24.
End-of-Day Prayer Meetup, April 24 by Leigh Rogers on gc2012conversations.com
04/24/2012 Thank you for this day, God. Thank you for the new day we will open our eyes to in the morning. Amen.
Watch General Conference Events Live Online
04/23/2012 GC2012.umc.org will live-stream video of all plenary sessions, morning prayer and evening worship services, the Episcopal Address, Laity Address, Young People’s Address, Act of Repentance and other highlights.
Marva Usher-Kerr: Profile of a General Conference Delegate On the Move by Mary Beth Coudal
04/22/2012 “Are we going to deal with surface issues? Or are we going to deal with racism, classism, ageism? Are we going to deal with poverty?” Marva Usher-Kerr of Women’s Division prays that important mission issues remain in focus.
Nebraska United Methodist Women Bring People Together for Immigration Seminar by Jay Godfrey
04/22/2012 The Nebraska Conference and the United Methodist Seminar Program collaborated to host representatives from National Mission Institutions, a deaconess, students from Nebraska Wesleyan and even one Lutheran as well as United Methodist Women from across the conference.
United Methodist Women in Ministry With Poor at General Conference by Mary Ellen Kris on ministrywith.org
04/20/2012 United Methodist Women will participate in "Breaking Bread with Tampa," which is serving free lunches to the homeless during General Conference 2012.
VOICES Timeline and Song
04/13/2012 Resources for the Voices event include a historical timeline and a song celebrating United Methodist Women.