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FAQs: Committee Leadership

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FAQs: Leadership

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Bishops Pass Leadership Gavel During 2008 General Conference;

Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer was installed today as president of The United Methodist Church's Council of Bishops. The outgoing president, Bishop Janice Riggle Huie, passed the gavel to Bishop Palmer during a 30-minute worship service. Read More

United Methodists Receive $5 Million To Help End Child Malaria Deaths

As it commemorates World Malaria Day, The United Methodist Church announced today it will receive a $5 million grant from the United Nations Foundation, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, to help eliminate malaria and other diseases of poverty. Read More

United Methodists Meet in Fort Worth for Worldwide Conference

More than 3,000 United Methodists from around the globe are expected to converge on Fort Worth, Texas this week for General Conference 2008. The General Conference is the top legislative body of The United Methodist Church. Read More

United Methodist Council of Bishops Accept Resignation of Bishop Edward Paup

The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church today accepted the resignation of Bishop Edward Paup (Seattle Area), effective on Aug. 31. Read More

Modern-Day Episcopal Address Will Be Multimedia Experience

When Bishop Sharon Brown Christopher delivers the Episcopal Address at the United Methodist General Conference in Fort Worth on April 24, it will be a much different experience than when the first formal Episcopal Address was presented in 1812. It will, in fact, be the first of its kind.
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United Methodists Prepared for Online Visitors at General Conference

United Methodist Communications is prepared for thousands of online visitors to watch and gather information on the denomination's 2008 legislative conference in Fort Worth, Texas.
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Alexander, Williams Elected by General Secretaries Table

Neil Alexander, president of United Methodist Publishing House, has been elected by the General Secretaries Table to serve as chairperson. The Rev. Robert Williams, chief executive of the Commission on Archives and History, will serve as secretary. Read More

United Methodist Communications Hosts Pre-General Conference News Briefing

In preparation for the quadrennial meeting of The United Methodist Church's top policy-making body in Fort Worth later this year, United Methodist Communications will host a Pre-General Conference News Briefing Jan. 24-26 at the Hilton Fort Worth Hotel.
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United Methodist Bishops Urge Immediate Withdrawal of Troops From Iraq

Bishops of The United Methodist Church today called for the United States and its coalition partners to begin an immediate withdrawal of all troops from Iraq. Read More

Iowa Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer to Lead United Methodist Bishops

Iowa Bishop Gregory Vaughn Palmer was elected today to lead the worldwide Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church. He will begin his two-year term as the Council's president in May 2008. Read More

United Methodists to Air Messages of Hope for Southern California Fire Victims

Southern California United Methodists will air television commercials sharing messages of hope with millions of their neighbors affected by the wildfires that have destroyed nearly 2,000 homes and scarred more than 600,000 acres. Read More

United Methodist Bishops Meet to Prepare for 2008 General Conference

United Methodist bishops from around the world will meet Nov. 4-9 at the Lake Junaluska Conference & Retreat Center in North Carolina's Smoky Mountains. Read More