Heather Hahn

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Name: Heather Hahn
Date registered: July 5, 2012

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  1. Brown, Ough win elections to lead bishops — November 14, 2013
  2. Call for end to church trials over same-sex weddings gets varied reaction — November 14, 2013
  3. Awards honor United Methodist communicators — November 4, 2013
  4. Upper N.Y. pastor expects to face church trial — October 28, 2013
  5. 2016 General Conference to see drop in delegates — October 20, 2013

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Brown, Ough win elections to lead bishops

The Rev. Amy Delong expresses her feelings of not being heard by the Connectional Table to Bishop Bruce Ough. A UMNS photo by Kathleen S. Barry.

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (UMNS) — Bishop Warner H. Brown Jr., who leads the California-Nevada Annual (regional) Conference, will be the next president of the Council of Bishops.In addition to Brown, the council’s active bishops on Nov. 13 by at least a two-thirds vote, elected Dakotas-Minnesota Area Bishop Bruce R. Ough as the president-designate and Louisiana Area Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey as secretary.

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Call for end to church trials over same-sex weddings gets varied reaction

The Rev. Thomas E. Frank

LAKE JUNALUSKA, N.C. (UMNS) — A United Methodist polity expert’s call to halt church trials related to the denomination’s stance on homosexuality is sparking conversation both in the blogosphere and within the Council of Bishops.

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Awards honor United Methodist communicators

The United Methodist Association of Communicators named the Rev. Arthur McClanahan as “Communicator of the Year” and inducted the Rev. Boyce A. Bowdon into its Hall of Fame.

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Upper N.Y. pastor expects to face church trial

The Rev. Stephen Heiss announced that expects to face a church trial on charges that he has violated the denomination’s ban on clergy officiating at same-sex unions. He is at least the fifth clergy member this year facing church legal action related to the church’s homosexuality stance.

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2016 General Conference to see drop in delegates

The Commission on the 2016 General Conference voted to set the target number of delegates at 850 — the first significant drop in delegates since 1968.

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Prayer, funds needed after Colorado floods

United Methodists in Colorado are asking for prayers and monetary donations in the wake of ongoing floods that have ripped up roads, cut off communities and taken the lives of at least four people.

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Elder accused of being ‘practicing’ lesbian

For the second time this year, a New York Conference clergy member is facing a complaint under the denomination’s stance on homosexuality.

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10-city ‘Skeeter Run’ raises $75,000 to fight malaria

The Louisiana Annual Conference event attracted 2,500 runners, walkers and volunteers, and raised awareness of Imagine No Malaria.

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Bishop Hayes urges prayer for storm-tossed

Bishop Robert Hayes Jr., second from left, joins in a prayer at the tornado-damaged home of United Methodist Trent Steward in Moore, Okla. UMNS photo by Mike DuBose.

“As people of faith we know there is no storm or wind or water that can destroy the foundation of our faith and hope, which is in Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.”

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Oklahoma Tornado: Native American conference gears up to help

The Rev. David Wilson. A UMNS photo by Ronny Perry.

In the wake of disaster, the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference often can help native families in ways that other agencies might overlook.

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