Items Tagged "Jurisdictions"
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U.S. Northeast keeps bishops — for now
The 2016 General Conference voted to leave the number of U.S. bishops unchanged as church leaders consider changing the denomination’s map. Read More
GC2016: Remaking the denomination’s map?
A number of proposals aim to change the church’s future by changing its organizational map. Read More
Proposal to Form Jurisdictional Committees Regarding U.S. Decisions
As the church discerns how carry out its mission globally, jurisdictional committees would be created to make decisions on matters relevant only in the U.S. Read More
Western Jurisdiction: Gay issue stand wrong
Grassroots movement OK'd to challenge bishops, clergy, laity, local churches to operate as if law book statement "does not exist." Read More
Five conferences merge to become two
South Central Jurisdiction approves the cost-saving merger of two Texas-based conferences and joining of two Kansas and Nebraska conferences. Read More
Bishops in the Methodist tradition: 1784 through today
The precedent was set in 1784 for elections that have evolved and been modified throughout the years since. Read More
U.S. bishops elected, assigned for 2012-16
United Methodists also place a bishop on involuntary retirement and respond to shooting in Colorado. Read More
What goes on a bishop’s report card?
Since 2008, The United Methodist Church's law book has required formal evaluations of the denomination's bishops. Read More
July conferences to elect 11 U.S. bishops
Three U.S. jurisdictions to select among at least 44 candidates; no elections in two jurisdictions. Read More