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

Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Bishop Gregory V. Palmer delivers the episcopal address during the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore.

GC2016: Sermon and Address Transcripts

Plenary transcripts

VIsit the DCA archives page. Plenary transcript sections will be listed as separate files by day, if available.

Sermon Scripts

If available, we will post the script or draft for worship sermons. You can find transcribed versions of the sermons in the Daily Christian Advocate.

Address Scripts

  • Episcopal Address: Bishop Gregory V. Palmer
  • Laity Address: Dr. Scott Johnson (Supporting him were Courtney Fowler, Great Plains Annual Conference; Brian Hammons, Missouri Annual Conference; Warren Harper, Virginia Annual Conference; Simon Mafunda, Zimbabwe East Annual Conference; and Holly Neal, Tennessee Annual Conference.)
  • Young People's Address: Peter Cibuabua of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Chelsea Spyres of Detroit