GC2016 May 17- UPDATE

May 18, 2016

[caption id="attachment_5963" align="aligncenter" width="640"]Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, addresses the 2016 United Methodist General Conference May 17 in Portland, Ore., responding to social media posts claiming the church’s bishops are calling for a special General Conference in to discuss a possible split. Ough emphasized the bishops remain committed to the unity of the denomination. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, addresses the 2016 United Methodist General Conference May 17 in Portland, Ore., responding to social media posts claiming the church’s bishops are calling for a special General Conference in to discuss a possible split. Ough emphasized the bishops remain committed to the unity of the denomination. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS[/caption] Delegate Updates Each day there will be a wrap-up from one of the delegates from the Western North Carolina Conference. Day 8- United Methodist Women Day at General Conference 2016!  | Lynne Gilbert See all of the delegate updates at General Conference News Daily Christian Advocates Daily Christian Advocate for Wednesday, May 18, 2016 See earlier DCA’s at General Conference News Other News [caption id="attachment_5962" align="aligncenter" width="550"]Kim Ingram on Tuesday Morning Kim Ingram was live and on the large screen for a good bit of the day on Tuesday as the Chair of the Higher Education Committee[/caption] Transitions into Ministry at General Conference (audio podcast) Selected News Stories

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