Neill Caldwell

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Next FBI director is a United Methodist

Approved to new post July 29, James B. Comey Jr. is a former Sunday school teacher.

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In split decision, church’s top court rules on Western Pennsylvania/East Africa dispute

A 10-year financial dispute between the Western Pennsylvania Annual (Regional) Conference and the East Africa Annual Conference that wound up before The United Methodist Church’s top court has ended with a split decision that likely will not please everyone.

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Court defers East Africa financial dispute

A dispute regarding how United Methodist church funds are handled in East Africa has been deferred by the denomination’s top court to next April.

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Judicial Council upholds security of appointment

The top court of The United Methodist Church has upheld church rules that ensure security of appointment for elders and associate clergy members, striking down legislation passed by the denomination’s lawmaking assembly last spring.

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Bishop encourages delegates during final worship

The new president of The United Methodist Church’s Council of Bishops gave a nod to the challenges and difficulties of the 2012 General Conference during the closing worship service late May 4 at the Tampa Convention Center. “Many of us, sisters and brothers, leave hurt,” said Bishop Rosemarie Wenner of Germany. “We are called to …

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