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Posts by Jay Voorhees


What’s happening? Notes from the Committee on Agenda and Calendar

Every morning at 6:30 a.m. the Committee on Agenda and Calender meet for breakfast to set the day’s agenda. Here are a few random notes from that meeting:

Hamilton/Slaughter substitution related to CI #513

Proposed Amendment by Substitution for Calendar Item 513 (DCA page number 2367),
Petition Number 21032 (ADCA page number 270)
The following amendment would replace the proposed amendment in the original petition ... Read More

Protesters against the United Methodist Church's stance on sexuality prepare to serve Holy Communion inside the bar of the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. The group occupied the conference's central table after delegates voted to maintain the denomination's position. A UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

UMR: Gay rights protesters cause early lunch break

Leaders of the Common Witness Coalition, a gay rights group, continued to sing in the delegate area of the plenary hall during the lunch break. But the Rev. Karen... Read More

What’s Happening on Tuesday, May 1

Every morning the Committee on Agenda and Calendar meets at 6:30 a.m. with the presiding bishops for the day, and the chairs of the legislative committees. Here are some notes... Read More

It’s Setup Time in Tampa

GC2012 doesn’t start until Tuesday but the city is rapidly filling with Methodists and there are a bunch of folks who have already been at work for a couple... Read More