GC2016 May 16- UPDATE

May 17, 2016

[caption id="attachment_5926" align="aligncenter" width="601"]Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey of the Louisiana Area gives the sermon during morning worship at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS | Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey of the Louisiana Area gives the sermon during morning worship at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. (see other news below)[/caption] Delegate Updates Each day there will be a wrap-up from one of the delegates from the Western North Carolina Conference. Day 7-  I Thank God General Conference is Not the Church | James Howell See all of the delegate updates at General Conference News Daily Christian Advocates Daily Christian Advocate for Tuesday, May 17, 2016 See earlier DCA’s at General Conference News Other News The stoles that were worn today by the Bishops (see photo above) were made by Western North Carolina Conference's Gloria Hughes.  Here is the quote from her Facebook page:

Mercy - Compassion - Love . . . all components of General Conference worship this morning. Bishop Harvey, Bishop Torio, and Bishop Wenner will all be wearing stoles I was commissioned to create for General Conference. I am most grateful for this sacred opportunity to pray for these Bishops and their ministry during the creative process. 

If you happened to miss it, Bishop Goodpaster presided over the Monday morning plenary at General Conference-   [caption id="attachment_5928" align="aligncenter" width="450"]Bishop-G Photo by Sally Queen on Monday morning[/caption] Andrew Woods is a reserve delegate from the Western North Carolina Conference. He finished his Masters of Divinity at Duke Divinity School before coming to General Conference. He missed his graduation ceremony last Saturday. Here is his story. [AUDIO} Selected News Stories

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