General Conference 2008: News
- Assembly sets guidelines on clergy effectiveness
Bishops who question the effectiveness of a clergy person now have procedures for terminating the appointment.
- United Methodists uphold homosexuality stance
After forceful arguments on both sides, delegates retain language in the denomination’s Book of Discipline.
- Assembly approves $642 million churchwide budget
General Conference approves a denominational spending plan built around four areas of mission and ministry.
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