Bill Haden: Hosting the Global Church in Portland
General Conference 2016 will draw delegates from 130 United Methodist annual conferences all over the world. Meet the chair of the host committee in charge of helping guests navigate the travel challenges of language and logistics.
Learn more about the 2016 General Conference and see our video series that introduces all the members of the Commission on General Conference and gives some behind-the-scenes information about this important church gathering.
Global Voices at General Conference: The Rev. Mujinga Kashala
She will be traveling nearly 9,000 miles from home, but this South Congo pastor is glad to be one of the global voices shaping the denomination. View
Kenaston Serves Church through General Conference Commission
“I have prayed for General Conference every day, from the moment I was asked to chair the commission. I couldn’t do it without God’s help.” View
General Conference: The Global Church Worships
“I’m answering God’s call to design worship for General Conference,” says the Rev. Laura Jaquith Bartlett. Watch what goes into planning General Conference 2016 with our video series. View
Gere Reist: At the Helm of General Conference
“Being at General Conference is an act of constant prayer.” Learn more about what motivates the man at the forefront of this church gathering for decades. Read More
Sara Hotchkiss: Managing the Business of General Conference
"I can’t put into words the privilege and experiences I’ve been able to have in the work I do, with United Methodists all over the world." View
Pastor’s Other Calling: General Conference Petitions
“We’re not voting delegates. We operate behind the scenes. And I think that is a part of our calling.” View