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Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar preaches on May 14 at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Paul Jeffrey, United Methodist News Service.

General Conference 2016: Worship Services

General Conference features some of the church's strongest preachers. Watch archived worship services from Portland. View

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Pilgrimage of Healing: Sand Creek Massacre-Personal Reflection

It takes a village to make a pilgrimage of healing. A journey of healing is not an individual act, but a collective act. Read More

GC 2016: United Methodist Speakers for Seminarians

Early each day at General Conference in Portland, Oregon, Candler School of Theology at Emory University hosts speakers and invites seminarians onsite and also online to listen and learn. View

God-led hospitality gesture at GC2016 underscores United Methodist connection

A reservation snafu was the catalyst launching two strangers into a friendship for life. Read More

Church communicators give a backstage report about General Conference 2016 in Portland, OR. Video image courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

General Conference 2016: Daily Video Wrapup

Communicators take us behind-the-scenes and share some of the most significant moments of General Conference. View

#Pagelife: Perspective on what it’s like to serve as a GC2016 page

They run notes, deliver coffee and so much more. Here is one woman's perspective on what it's like to be a page at General Conference. Read More

Laity called to live ever-blessing, ever-blessed

General Conference delegate urges people in the pews to go out, connect with people, offer hope, engage the world, make disciples. #UMCGC Read More

Pentecost illustration by Cindy Caldwell

God isn’t done showing up among the people

Only the intrusion of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost will cause us to stop producing new rules and begin practicing the ones we already have received. Read More

Bishop Gregory V. Palmer delivers the episcopal address during the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

GC2016: Sermon and Address Transcripts

Read transcripts of the sermons and addresses from General Conference 2016. Read More

Opening Worship: We are global and indigenous

While we are a global church, we are a “local” people. Read More

Bishop Warner H. Brown Jr. helps lead opening worship at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

May 10 wrap-up: Opening worship, rules debate

General Conference 2016 gets underway with opening worship, a rules debate and a Judicial Council ruling. Read More

General Conference 2016: Multimedia

Experience the sights and sounds of General Conference. Read More

General Conference 2016: Daily Christian Advocate

The Daily Christian Advocate (DCA) serves as the record of those who have been elected to serve as delegate, the legislation submitted, and the decisions made by the General Conference. Read More

Bishop Warner Brown addresses the Council of Bishops inside Collins Hall at First United Methodist Church in Portland, Ore.

Bishops’ president: Believe church can change

Ahead of GC2016, Bishop Brown shared his own experiences with the church’s desegregation to explain his faith in the church’s power to transform. Read More

Julu Swen in Monrovia, Liberia, receives a text message on Ebola, written by Liberia Area Bishop John G. Innis. United Methodist Communications transmitted information.

New program will text GC2016 news to Africa

Texting updates from legislative meetings will bridge the gap between those with and without Internet access. Read More

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