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Did you know? - Methodism 101

What is the difference between the College of Bishops and the Council of Bishops?  How many conferences are in a jurisdiction? What is a jurisdiction? Who votes at a General Conference? How many countries have UM congregations? How are we structured?

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Court: One Church Plan largely constitutional

A review of possible plans for the future direction of The United Methodist Church found the One Church Plan to be largely constitutional, said a decision released Oct. 26 by the denomination’s top court.

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Delegates Build Relationships, Consider What is Good for the Whole Church  

Members of each of the delegations to the Special Session of General Conference from across the North Central Jurisdiction (NCJ) gathered at Wespath Benefits and Investments in Glenview, Illinois September 21-22.  

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Way Forward report released in all four official languages of General Conference

The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward has been released in English, French, Portuguese and Swahili; all four official languages of the General Conference.  The report will be presented to the 2019 Special Session of General Conference.

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Court docket details proposed plans for UMC

The Commission on a Way Forward's final report has been made public in English along with details of proposed legislation to go to the 2019 General Conference Special Session. The Judicial Council published the documents on its October 2018 docket. 

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Commission on a Way Forward final report being translated

The final report of the Commission on a Way Forward to the Special Session of the General Conference in 2019 will become available once it has been translated from English into the other three official languages of The United Methodist Church (French, Portuguese, and KiSwahili), anticipated by July 30.

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