Monthly Archives: May 2012

NATIONAL LAITY CONGRESS AND NATIONAL LICENSED LAY SPEAKERS ASSEMBLY

The 8th National Laity Congress of the Association of the Annual Conference Lay Leaders  of The United Methodist Church  and the 2nd National Assembly of the Association of Licensed Lay Speakers  of The United Methodist Church will meet at The … Continue reading

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CONCERNS ABOUT THE G12 MOVEMENT

I AM POSTING SEVERAL ARTICLES REGARDING THE G12 MOVEMENT FOR OUR CHURCHES TO CONSIDER AND REFLECT WHEN THIS MOVEMENT ENCROACH ON THEIR COMMUNITY. (This research was done by Ms. Gemma Mabalod) Concerns about the G12 Movement by Joel Comiskey – … Continue reading

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GUIDELINES: THE U.M.C. AND THE CHARISTMATIC MOVEMENT

This approved General Conference Resolution is a very good guidance for churches who are facing the challenges of the Charismatic Movement in their congregation. Guidelines: The UMC and the Charismatic Movement Introductory Statement In 1976 General Conference approved “Guidelines: The … Continue reading

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JUDICIAL COUNCIL DID THE DENOMINATION A FAVOR

AM POSTING THIS ARTICLE FROM THE UNITED METHODIST REPORTER Judicial Council did the denomination a favor United Methodist Reporter May 18, 2012 Posted by Special Contributor: By Bishop Mike Coyner You have probably heard the news that the Judicial Council … Continue reading

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Judicial Council voids Plan UMC

From: UMC.Org Judicial Council voids Plan UMC May 4, 2012 By Linda Bloom* TAMPA, Fla. (UMNS) — A compromise restructure plan for The United Methodist Church, adopted earlier this week by the 2012 General Conference, was declared “unconstitutional” May 4. … Continue reading

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JUDICIAL DECISION VOIDING PLAN UMC

Decision No. 1210 In Re: Request From The 2012 General Conference For A Declaratory Decision On The Constitutionality Of Plan UMC With Respect To ¶¶ 16.8 And 16.9 DIGEST OF CASE Under the Constitution, the creation and establishment of general … Continue reading

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JUDICIAL COUNCIL DECLARED UNCONSTITUTIONAL THE NEWLY APPROVED RESTRUCTURING

I am posting here an article posted at The Methodist Reporter. “The United Methodist Reporter Restructuring effort goes down, and General Conference adjourns May 4, 2012 Posted by Sam Hodges, Managing Editor Efforts to restructure general agencies of the United … Continue reading

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GENERAL CONFERENCE 2012 ENDS GUARANTEED APPOINTMENT FOR CLERGY ELDERS IN FUILL CONNECTION

Reactions to end of guaranteed appointments Blog Posts by Kathy_Gilbert at the GC 2012 Conversation & METHODISTBLOG.COM Many delegates were surprised and even shocked by how quickly a far-reaching proposal that takes away the security of guaranteed appointments for ordained … Continue reading

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