Sara Hotchkiss: Managing the Business of General Conference
Every four years, The United Methodist Church comes together for another General Conference, and suddenly thousands of United Methodists are in one city, at one meeting. The person tasked with making sure all runs smoothly is the business manager of General Conference, and in 2016 that duty falls to a young woman with deep roots in the church, and a family connection to General Conference.
And view a series of videos about the members of the Commission on General Conference.
This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN.
Media contact is Fran Walsh, 615-742-5458.
This video was originally posted December 21, 2015.
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