The first meeting with newly elected bishops focuses on spirituality but takes place at a time when bishops face increasing scrutiny.
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The top court of The United Methodist Church has upheld church rules that ensure security of appointment for elders and associate clergy members, striking down legislation passed by the denomination’s lawmaking assembly last spring.
“The twitter community held the General Conference accountable.” - The Rev. Becca Clark The last day of GC2012 is a good time to catch up on some stories from earlier in the week. This interview is from Wednesday, the day after guaranteed appointment came up on the floor of General Conference, and was passed as …
It was a busy day. Today’s show features analysis from UMNS reporter Kathy Gilbert and UMR managing editor, Sam Hodges. Kathy talked with me about her morning, which was spent covering what might be the story of the day: the end of job guarantees for elders in the United Methodist Church. Sam gives a preview …