Read New Updates from Our Delegates

Dan Dick has written new posts on his blog, United Methodeviations: GC2016 – Day Six, Sunday, A Pentecost/General Conference Sermon, GC2016 – Day Seven, Monday, Four Unpainted Corners. Check back for new posts tomorrow! In addition, take a look at photos of our Wisconsin delegates at General Conference on Flickr. This album will be updated daily with new photos.

May 14 Wrap-Up: Sermon, Protest, Committee Work

Worship, an address by young people and a silent protest for LGBTQ inclusion began Day Five of General Conference 2016, which ended with final legislative committees. Barbara Dunlap-Berg has the story. Read story and post a comment.

Remember Rural Churches, Advocates Say

Supporters of the 25,000 United Methodist rural congregations across the United States want a seat at the denominational table. United Methodist Rural Advocates is hoping to remind General Conference 2016 of what it considers an often-neglected constituency. Linda Bloom has the story. Read story and post a comment.

Two Ambassadors of God's Love Share Young People's Address

While only two young people spoke on the General Conference stage this morning, thousands more stood with them. Chelsea Spyres and Peter Cibuabua began their witness by identifying themselves as "ambassadors sharing young people's voices from around the world." Kay DeMoss reports on the young people's address. Read story and post a comment.

Helping Homeless with a Meal and a Message

United Methodists are helping homeless people in Portland dine with dignity during General Conference. Members of the United Methodist Rural Advocates are distributing cards made by children in churches across the connection along with meal vouchers to the Sisters of the Road Cafe. Anne Marie Gerhardt reports. Read story.