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An important resource for delegates, church members and journalists, the 2016 General Conference Guide contains such helpful information as the conference schedule, the legislative process and historical background. Artwork courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

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The General Conference Guide PDF contains such helpful information as the conference schedule, the legislative process and historical background. Read More

Future Leaders

John Barclay III credits his Young Clergy Initiative-funded internship at Brunswick United Methodist Church, in Crystal, Minn., with confirming his call to pastoral ministry. He cites the chance to preach as particularly important. Photo by Sydnee Bicket for The Eli Project.

GC2016: Young Clergy Initiative up for renewal

Grant-based program to bolster young clergy ranks has produced success stories, matching funding, officials say. Read More

Natural Disasters

An April 26 storm, possibly a tornado, badly damaged the sanctuary at Davis First United Methodist Church in Davis, Oklahoma. Photo by Andrew Himes

Oklahoma church loses sanctuary to storm

Members rescue Bible, candelabra, offering plates after the storm caused the building's roof to collapse. Read More