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Bishops Wenner and Goodpaster assess 2012 General Conference

In a post General Conference press conference Bishops Rosemarie Wenner and Larry Goodpaster reviewed the 2012 assembly and discussed next steps for the denomination. Press_Conference 

Bishop Wenner offers parting word

Bishop Rosemarie Wenner offered “A Parting Word” during the closing worship service of the 2012 General Conference.  It was entitled, “Where You Lead Us We Will God.”

Closing worship of General Conference

“Follow” was the theme for the closing worship service of the 2012 General Conference of The United Methodist Church.  Bishop Rosemarie Wenner’s parting word was: “Where You Lead Us We Will Go.”  The singing leave-taking declared, “If You lead me, Lord, I will follow…Where You lead us, Lord, we will go.” closing worship 

General Conference adjourns

Joey Lopez (Western North Carolina, USA, lay) made the motion to adjourn the 2012 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. adjournment 

Referral of Plan UMC not lifted from the table

Referral of Plan UMC to the Council of Bishops and the Connectional Table was tabled in Friday evening discussion at the General Conference.  After other procedural matters were completed the delegates had an opportunity to lift the proposed referral from the table.  By a vote of: yes-427; no-444 the Plan was not lifted, and hence not …

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